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Holocene isostasy and relative sea-level changes on the east coast of England

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

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Analysis of sea-level data from the east coast of England identifies local-scale and regional scale factors to explain spatial and temporal variations in the altitude of Holocene sea-level index points. The isostatic effect of the glacial rebound process, including both the ice (glacio-isostatic) and water (hydro-isostatic) load contributions, explains regional-scale differences between eight areas: c. 20 m range at 8 cal. ka BP and by 4 cal. ka BP relative sea-level in Northumberland was above...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/91439
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2000.166.01.14

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