Assessing the suitability of Holocene environments along the central Belize coast, Central America, for the reconstruction of hurricane records

  title={Assessing the suitability of Holocene environments along the central Belize coast, Central America, for the reconstruction of hurricane records},
  author={Friederike Adomat and Eberhard Gischler},
  journal={International Journal of Earth Sciences},
Since the Belize coast was repeatedly affected by hurricanes and the paleohurricane record for this region is poor, sediment cores from coastal lagoon environments along the central Belize coast have been examined in order to identify storm deposits. The paleohurricane record presented in this study spans the past 8000 years and exhibits three periods with increased evidences of hurricane strikes occurring at 6000–4900, 4200–3600 and 2200–1500 cal yr BP. Two earlier events around 7100 and 7900… 

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