Journal article

Influence of Rift Superposition on Lithospheric Response to East African Rift System Extension: Lapur Range, Turkana, Kenya

Samuel C Boone, Christian Seiler, Barry P Kohn, Andrew JW Gleadow, David A Foster, Ling Chung

Tectonics | AMER GEOPHYSICAL UNION | Published : 2018


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We note that there are no datasharing issues since all numerical information is provided in the tables. Funding for this research was provided through Australian Research Council grant DP130101610. S. C. B. received additional support from the MIFRS and MIRS scholarships and the Baragwanath Geology Research Scholarship awarded by the University of Melbourne. The University of Melbourne Thermochronology Lab receives infrastructure support under the AuScope program of NCRIS. This work was carried out with permission of the Kenyan National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation under the terms of Research Permits NCSTI/P/13/4850/25 and NACOSTI/P/16/4850/13111. We would like to thank Christopher Nyamai and Daniel Ichang'i at the Department of Geology, University of Nairobi for their assistance in facilitating this project. The cooperation and hospitality of Richard and Meave Leakey, Francis Ekai, Moses Loparakuo Lenina, and other Turkana Basin Institute staff were critical in carrying out fieldwork for this project. Technical assistance by Abaz Alimanovic for (U-Th)/He and Graham Hutchinson for electron microprobe analyses are greatly appreciated. We thank Chris Morley for his valuable suggestions and insight into East African geology, as well as Ulrich A Glasmacher and Editor Nathan Niemi for their constructive and helpful reviews.