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Scientists: Long-Buried Ice Age Forest Offers Climate Change Clues

All Things Considered, Debbie Elliot, February 9, 2018




Underwater forest in the Gulf acts as climate change time capsule

Times-Picayune, NOLACom News, February, 12, 2018



Alabama's 60,000-year-old underwater forest spills its secrets in new

documentary, ALCom News, June 25, 2017



Gonzalez, S., Bentley Sr, S.J., DeLong, K.L., Xu, K., Obelcz, J., Truong, J.,

Harley, G.L., Reese, C.A. and Caporaso, A., 2017. Facies Reconstruction of

a Late Pleistocene Cypress Forest Discovered on the Northern Gulf of

Mexico Continental Shelf. Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies

Transactions, v. 67, p. 133–146.




Faught, M.K. and Donoghue, J.F., 1997. Marine inundated archaeological sites

and paleofluvial systems: examples from a karst‐controlled continental shelf

setting in Apalachee Bay, Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Geoarchaeology, 12(5),

pp. 417-458.




A related paper is:


Archer, A.W., Elrick, S., Nelson, W.J. and DiMichele, W.A., 2016,

Cataclysmic burial of Pennsylvanian Period coal swamps in the Illinois Basin:

 Hypertidal sedimentation during Gondwanan glacial melt-water pulses. In

Contributions to Modern and Ancient Tidal Sedimentology: Proceedings of the

 Tidalites 2012 Conference: International Association of Sedimentologists

 Special Publication (Vol. 47, pp. 217-231).


https://repository.si.edu/bitstream/handle/10088/30890/2016-ArcherEtAl MeltwaterPulsesLPIA IAS.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y




Paul H.

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Many thx ,not in the least for the Archer/Elrick,Paul

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