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Modelling western North Sea palaeogeographics and tidal changes during the Holocene

Shennan, Ian; Flather, Roger; Wingfield, R; Horton, Ben; McArthur, J; Innes, Jim; Lloyd, J; Rutherford, M.; Lambeck, Kurt


Analysis of cores collected from Late Devensian (Weichselian) and Holocene sediments on the floor of the North Sea provides evidence of the transgression of freshwater environments during relative sea-level rise. Although many cores show truncated sequences, examples from the Dogger Bank, Well Bank and 5 km offshore of north Norfolk reveal transitional sequences and reliable indicators of past shoreline positions. Together with radiocarbon-dated sea-level index points collected from the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Holocene land-ocean interaction and environmental change around the North Sea
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2000.166.01.15


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