Impact of historic land‐use change on sediment delivery to a Chesapeake Bay subestuarine delta

@article{Pasternack2001ImpactOH,
  title={Impact of historic land‐use change on sediment delivery to a Chesapeake Bay subestuarine delta},
  author={Gregory B. Pasternack and Grace S. Brush and William B. Hilgartner},
  journal={Earth Surface Processes and Landforms},
  year={2001},
  volume={26}
}
Historic land use in the Chesapeake Bay drainage basin induced large fluxes of fluvial sediment to subestuarine tributaries. Stratigraphic and palaeoecologic analyses of deltaic deposits may be used to infer changes on the landscape, but are not sufficient to quantify past sediment supply. When viewed as an inverse boundary‐value problem, reconstruction of the sediment supply function may be achieved by combining deltaic sedimentation chronologies with an equation governing delta progradation… 
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