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Cycle of earthquake-induced aggradation and related tidal channel shifting, upper Turnagain Arm, Alaska, USA.

Sedimentology

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Abstract

At the head of the Arm, decrease in percent sand of surface sediments with time and return of rodents, pulmonate gastropods, trees, bushes and grasses to the intertidal region, indicate that the rate of sediment deposition has slowed and the Upper Turnagain Arm area has returned to a state of preearthquake equilibrium only 17 years after the event. -Author

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Cycle of earthquake-induced aggradation and related tidal channel shifting, upper Turnagain Arm, Alaska, USA.
Series title:
Sedimentology
Volume
35
Issue:
4
Year Published:
1988
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Sedimentology
First page:
621
Last page:
628
Number of Pages:
8