Fine-sediment transport associated with cold-front passages on the shallow shelf, Gulf of Mexico

@inproceedings{Kineke2006FinesedimentTA,
  title={Fine-sediment transport associated with cold-front passages on the shallow shelf, Gulf of Mexico},
  author={Gail C. Kineke and Erin E. Higgins and K P Paul Hart and David W. Velasco},
  year={2006}
}
Abstract The eastern part of the chenier plain of the Louisiana coast has been prograding seaward over the last few decades while much of the rest of the Louisiana coast is experiencing high erosion rates. The source of sediment is the Atchafalaya River, which has been delivering sediment to the coastal ocean since the 1940s. Researchers have suggested that the repeated passage of cold fronts during winter and early spring plays an important role in delivering sediment to the coast. A sediment… CONTINUE READING

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