1887

Abstract

Onshore/offshore ground-penetrating radar methods and offshore high-resolution reflection seismic methods are used to study Holocene sedimentological processes in the Geneva Bay area (Switzerland). Archaeological and borehole data provide calibration for the geophysical data. New information is contributed to previous studies of lake-level fluctuations and their possible paleoclimatic link. The profiles reveal images of laminated Holocene deposits overlying glaciolacustrine units, which are characterized by wavy or discontinuous seismic facies. Beach facies, indicating paleoshoreline positions, are visible in onshore and offshore profiles. A transgressive event is indicated in onshore excavations and GPR images.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/papers/10.3997/2214-4609.201402759
2006-09-04
2020-09-26
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/papers/10.3997/2214-4609.201402759
Loading
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error