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Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca as novel geochemical proxies for understanding sediment transport processes within coral reefs

Gacutan, J.; Vila-Concejo, A.; Nothdurft, Luke D.; Fellowes, T. E.; Cathey, H. E.; Opdyke, Bradley; Harris, D. L.; Hamylton, S.; Carvalho, R. C.; Byrne, M.; Webster, J. M.


Sediment transport is a key driver of reef zonation and biodiversity, where an understanding of sediment dynamics gives insights into past reef processes and allows the prediction of geomorphic responses to changing environmental conditions. However, modal conditions within the back-reef seldom promote sediment transport, hence direct observation is inherently difficult. Large benthic foraminifera (LBF) have previously been employed as ‘tracers’ to infer sediment transport pathways on coral...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017-10-15
Type: Journal article
Source: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2017.08.010
Access Rights: Open Access


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