Reconstruction of Prehistoric Landfall Frequencies of Catastrophic Hurricanes in Northwestern Florida from Lake Sediment Records

@article{Liu2000ReconstructionOP,
  title={Reconstruction of Prehistoric Landfall Frequencies of Catastrophic Hurricanes in Northwestern Florida from Lake Sediment Records},
  author={Kam‐biu Liu and Miriam Lee Fearn},
  journal={Quaternary Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={54},
  pages={238 - 245}
}
Sediment cores from Western Lake provide a 7000-yr record of coastal environmental changes and catastrophic hurricane landfalls along the Gulf Coast of the Florida Panhandle. Using Hurricane Opal as a modern analog, we infer that overwash sand layers occurring near the center of the lake were caused by catastrophic hurricanes of category 4 or 5 intensity. Few catastrophic hurricanes struck the Western Lake area during two quiescent periods 3400–5000 and 0–1000 14C yr B.P. The landfall… 
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Discussion of “Prehistoric Landfall Frequencies of Catastrophic Hurricanes…” (Liu and Fearn, 2000)
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  • 2002
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