Improving Sea Level Models for the New York Bight with Submerged Peats

Lead PI: Dr. Dorothy Marie Peteet

Unit Affiliation: Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

June 2019 - June 2020
Inactive
North America ; offshore buried peats
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Determining spatial and temporal resolution for sea level rise after deglaciation on NY shelf.

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

NASA

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$10,000

RESEARCH TEAM:

Linda Heusser, Clara Chang, Jonathan Nichols

PUBLICATIONS:

Peteet, D.M., J. Nichols, T. Kenna, C. Chang, J. Browne, M. Reza, S. Kovari, L. Liberman, and S. Stern-Protz, 2018: Sediment starvation destroys New York City marshes' resistance to sea level rise. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 115, no. 41, 10281-10286, doi:10.1073/pnas.1715392115.

KEYWORDS

sea level rise isostatic uplift offshore paleoenvironments buried peats