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Sea-Level Research: A Manual for the Collection and Evaluation of Data

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

Edited By: O Van de Plassche

500 pages, Illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1986 | #33004 | ISBN: 0860941876
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IGCP Projects 61 and 200. Sea-level changes in the Holecene. Sea-Level indicators: Elevation and age relationships: raised marine deposits and landforms in glaciated areas. Sea-level markers in coastal barrier sands: examples form the North Sea coast. Marine molluscs as indicators of former sea-level stands. Beachrock as sea-level indicator. Ooids as sea-level indicator. Corals and reefs as indicators of paleo-sea levels, with special reference to the Great Barrier Reef. Coralline algae as indicators of sea-level. Vermetid gastropods as sea-level indicators. The diagenetic products of marine carbonates as sea-level indicators. Marine notches. Submerged forests as sea-level indicators. Analysis of botanical macro-remains. Foraminafera as sea-level indicators. Diatoms as indicators of sea-level change. Shell middens as a source for additional information on Holocene shoreline and sea-level reconstruction: examples from the coast of Brazil. Age: Radiocarbon dating. Dendrochronological dating. Altitude: Determination of altitude. Compaction and consolidation.

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