Glacier-Influenced Sedimentation on High-Latitude Continental Margins
This book examines the process and patterns of glacier-influenced sedimentation on high-latitude continental margins and the geophysical and geological signatures of the resulting sediments and landforms. It contains a range of papers concerning modern and glacially-influenced sedimentation in high-latitude areas from both hemispheres, many of which discuss the relationship between glacier dynamics and the sediments and landforms preserved in the glacimarine environment
This volume will be of interest to those in academia and industry working in the broad fields of glacimarine environments, the development of high-latitude margins and marine geology and geophysics
Observations of surge periodicity in East Greenland using molybdenum records from marine sediment cores
Published:January 01, 2002
John Woodward, Steve Carver, Helmar Kunzendorf, Ole Bennike, 2002. "Observations of surge periodicity in East Greenland using molybdenum records from marine sediment cores", Glacier-Influenced Sedimentation on High-Latitude Continental Margins, J. A. Dowdeswell, C. Ó Cofaigh
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This paper describes a unique record of glacier flow instability for East Greenland during the Little Ice Age. Trace metal analysis of sediment cores collected during 1998 from the Noret Inlet in the Mesters Vig area of East Greenland shows two peaks in the molybdenum (Mo) record at 495 넑 40 years bp and 95 넑 2 years bp. This is notable as there is no molybdenum mineralization in the geology of the Noret Inlet catchment area. Molybdenum is found, however, in the drainage basin of Mesters Vig Inlet, just to the south of the Noret Inlet. The...