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Early growth stage of a large delta - Transformation from estuarine-platform to deltaic-progradational conditions (the northeastern Mekong River Delta, Vietnam)

Hanebuth, Till J.J.; Proske, Ulrike; Saito, Yoshiki; Nguyen, Van Lap; Ta, Thi Kim Oanh


The initial growth stage of a river delta can be defined either as the beginning geomorphologic expansion of the river-dominated coastal lowland or as the starting basinward-directed progradation of the geological/stratigraphic delta body. Differentiating between these two perspectives is necessary for understanding the sensitive reaction of a deltaic system to dynamic changes in sea-level and sediment availability. The Holocene evolution of the northeastern part of the Mekong River delta...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Sedimentary Geology
DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2012.03.014


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