The application of δ13C, TOC and C/N geochemistry to reconstruct Holocene relative sea levels and paleoenvironments in the Thames Estuary, UK

@article{Khan2015TheAO,
  title={The application of $\delta$13C, TOC and C/N geochemistry to reconstruct Holocene relative sea levels and paleoenvironments in the Thames Estuary, UK},
  author={Nicole S. Khan and Christopher H. Vane and Benjamin P. Horton and Caroline Hillier and James B. Riding and Christopher P. Kendrick},
  journal={Journal of Quaternary Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={30}
}
We examined the use of δ13C, TOC and C/N geochemistry of sedimentary organic matter to reconstruct former sea levels and paleoenvironments in the absence of suitable microfossil data. The modern distribution of δ13C, TOC and C/N of 33 vegetation and 74 surface sediment samples collected from four coastal wetlands in the Thames Estuary and Norfolk, UK are described. The δ13C, TOC and C/N geochemistry of sediments varied in relation to the input of in situ vascular vegetation versus allochthonous… 

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