Geomorphic development of barriers in the coastal lowlands during the Holocene - a case study of the coastal lowlands along the Suruga Bay, central Japan

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Abstract

The coastal lowlands along the Suruga Bay have barriers, typical landforms of the coastal lowlands in Japan. Analysis of fossil foraminiferal assemblages is carried out, in order to reconstruct palaeoenvironmental changes in the bays which were formed in the present lowlands by the Postglacial transgression, and to infer the processes of enclosure of the bays by the barriers. -from Author

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-77
Number of pages21
JournalBulletin - University of Tokyo, Department of Geography
Volume20
Publication statusPublished - 1988 Jan 1

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  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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