GROUND-PENETRATING RADAR STUDY OF NORTH PADRE ISLAND: IMPLICATIONS FOR BARRIER ISLAND INTERNAL ARCHITECTURE, MODEL FOR GROWTH OF PROGRADATIONAL MICROTIDAL BARRIER ISLANDS, AND GULF OF MEXICO SEA-LEVEL CYCLICITY
  • 【摘要】

    Padre Island is the widest and longest barrier island in the world. It is 200 km long, up to 3 km wide, and 10–15 m thick. This 2,000-year-old barrier island was formed predominantly from northward lo... 展开>>Padre Island is the widest and longest barrier island in the world. It is 200 km long, up to 3 km wide, and 10–15 m thick. This 2,000-year-old barrier island was formed predominantly from northward longshore-drifted sediments from the Rio Grande River Delta. 收起<<

  • 【作者】

    JAMES R. GARRISON, JR  JOSHUA WILLIAMS  SARA POTTER MILLER  EGON T. WEBER, II  GEORGE MCMECHAN  XIAOXIAN ZENG 

  • 【刊期】

    Journal of Sedimentary Research SCI 2010年3/4期

  • 【语种】

    eng