Mid- to late-Holocene coastal environmental changes in southwest Florida, USA

  title={Mid- to late-Holocene coastal environmental changes in southwest Florida, USA},
  author={EE van Soelen and G R Brooks and Ralph J. Larson and J. Sinninghe Damst{\'e} and G.-J. Reichart},
  journal={The Holocene},
  pages={929 - 938}
During the Holocene, Florida experienced major changes in precipitation and runoff. To better understand these processes, shallow marine sediment cores from Charlotte Harbor (southwest Florida) were studied, covering approximately the past 9000 years. Whole core XRF scanning was applied to correlate different sediment cores on a river to sea transect. Biomarkers were used to identify periods with increased runoff and primary productivity. The mid-Holocene sediments are characterized by a… 

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