OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Sandstone arches form under their own stress

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Other scientists, (including sedimentologist Chris Paola of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, who wrote an accompanying News & Views), say the work provides an answer to the long-standing question of how such sandstone landscapes form. Gordon Grant, a research hydrologist at the US Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station in Corvallis, Oregon, calls the explanation "simple, elegant, and plausible".