A 1,000‐year, annually‐resolved record of hurricane activity from Boston, Massachusetts

@article{Besonen2008A1A,
  title={A 1,000‐year, annually‐resolved record of hurricane activity from Boston, Massachusetts},
  author={Mark R. Besonen and Raymond S. Bradley and Manfred Mudelsee and Mark B. Abbott and Pierre Francus},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  year={2008},
  volume={35}
}
The annually‐laminated (i.e., varved) sediment record from the Lower Mystic Lake (near Boston, MA), contains a series of anomalous graded beds deposited by strong flooding events that have affected the basin over the last millennium. From the historic portion of the record, 10 out of 11 of the most prominent graded beds correspond with years in which category 2–3 hurricanes are known to have struck the Boston area. Thus, we conclude that the graded beds represent deposition related to intense… 

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