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Evidence for a rapid sea-level rise 7600 yr ago

Yu, Shi-Yong; Berglund, Björn E; Sandgren, Per; Lambeck, Kurt


Dating the transgression and subsequent regression in marginal basins of the southeastern Swedish Baltic Sea provides a new perspective of global ice-volume changes and the isostatic adjustment of the mantle after the retreat of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet from this area. Super-imposed upon a smooth pattern of local sea-level rise, acceleration occurred ca. 7600 calibrated (cal) yr B.P., evidenced as a nearly synchronous flooding in six elevated basins ranging from 3.0 to 7.2 m above present sea...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Geology
DOI: 10.1130/G23859A.1


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