Short-term changes in seafloor character due to flood-derived hyperpycnal discharge: Typhoon Mindulle, Taiwan, July 2004

  title={Short-term changes in seafloor character due to flood-derived hyperpycnal discharge: Typhoon Mindulle, Taiwan, July 2004},
  author={John Douglas Milliman and Saulwood Lin and Shuh‐ji Kao and J. Paul Liu and Char‐Shine Liu and J. K. Chiu and Y. C. Lin},
During Typhoon Mindulle in early July 2004, the Choshui River (central-western Taiwan) discharged similar to 72 Mt of sediment to the eastern Taiwan Strait; peak concentrations were g= 200 g/L, similar to 35%-40% of which was sand. Box-core samples and CHIRP (compressed high-intensity radar pulse) sonar records taken just before and after the typhoon indicate that the hyper-pycnal sediment was first deposited adjacent to the mouth of the Choshui, subsequently resuspended and transported… 

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