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Geomorphology: Submerged reef terraces in the Maldivian Archipelago (Indian Ocean)

Authors – Alessio Rovere, Pankaj Khanna, Carlo Nike Bianchi, André W. Droxler, Carla Morri, David F. Naar Abstract Sea-level changes have shaped the world’s carbonate platform margins and continental shelves, leaving typical geomorphic imprints, such as drowned reef terraces. In this paper, we present the results of 112 scuba diving transects across seven different Maldivian atolls […]

Nature Comm: Coralgal reef morphology records punctuated sea-level rise during the last deglaciation

Paper Link : http://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-00966-x Received: 24 November 2016 Accepted: 9 August 2017 Published: 19 October 2017 Abstract: Coralgal reefs preserve the signatures of sea-level fluctuations over Earth’s history, in particular since the Last Glacial Maximum 20,000 years ago, and are used in this study to indicate that punctuated sea-level rise events are more common than previously […]

AAPG Rice Industry Geoscience Series

AAPG RIGS (Rice Industry Geoscience Series) is back!!  The event’s purpose is to inform and assist students employment search endeavors within the Oil & Gas industry. The format of the event is organized in such a way that students are provided exposure to the Industry Professionals through networking and recruitment opportunities. AAPG RIGS format The […]