In fl uence of the Atchafalaya River on recent evolution of the chenier-plain inner continental shelf , northern Gulf of Mexico

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This study examines the influence of the Atchafalaya River, a major distributary of the Mississippi River, on stratigraphic evolution of the inner continental shelf in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Sedimentary, geochemical, and shallow acoustic data are used to identify the western limit of the distal Atchafalaya subaqueous delta, and to estimate the… (More)

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