Gell, Peter A.

Applications of Paleoenvironmental Techniques in Estuarine Studies

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to the Application of Paleoecological Techniques in Estuaries
Kathryn H. Taffs, Krystyna M. Saunders, Kaarina Weckström, Peter A. Gell, C. Gregory Skilbeck

Part I. Estuaries and Their Management

2. Estuary Form and Function: Implications for Palaeoecological Studies
Peter Scanes, Angus Ferguson, Jaimie Potts

3. Geology and Sedimentary History of Modern Estuaries
C. Gregory Skilbeck, Andrew D. Heap, Colin D. Woodroffe

4. Paleoecological Evidence for Variability and Change in Estuaries: Insights for Management
Krystyna M. Saunders, Peter A. Gell

Part II. Coring and Dating of Estuarine Sediments

5. Sediment Sampling in Estuaries: Site Selection and Sampling Techniques
C. Gregory Skilbeck, Stacey Trevathan-Tackett, Pemika Apichanangkool, Peter I. Macreadie

6. Some Practical Considerations Regarding the Application of 210Pb and 137Cs Dating to Estuarine Sediments
Thorbjoern Joest Andersen

7. Radiocarbon Dating in Estuarine Environments
Jesper Olsen, Philippa Ascough, Bryan C. Lougheed, Peter Rasmussen

Part III. Techniques for Palaeoenvironmental Reconstructions in Estuaries

8. Lipid Biomarkers as Organic Geochemical Proxies for the Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of Estuarine Environments
John K. Volkman, Rienk H. Smittenberg

9. C/N ratios and Carbon Isotope Composition of Organic Matter in Estuarine Environments
Melanie J. Leng, Jonathan P. Lewis

10. Physical and Chemical Factors to Consider when Studying Historical Contamination and Pollution in Estuaries
Amanda Reichelt-Brushett, Malcolm Clark, Gavin Birch

11. Diatoms as Indicators of Environmental Change in Estuaries
Kathryn H. Taffs, Krystyna M. Saunders, Brendan Logan

12. Dinoflagellate Cysts as Proxies for Holocene Environmental Change in Estuaries: Diversity, Abundance and Morphology
Marianne Ellegaard, Barrie Dale, Kenneth N. Mertens, Vera Pospelova, Sofia Ribeiro

13. Applications of Foraminifera, Testate Amoebae and Tintinnids in Estuarine Palaeoecology
Anupam Ghosh, Helena L. Filipsson

14. Ostracods as Recorders of Palaeoenvironmental Change in Estuaries
Jessica M. Reeves

15. Application of Molluscan Analyses to the Reconstruction of Past Environmental Conditions in Estuaries
G. Lynn Wingard, Donna Surge

16. Corals in Estuarine Environments: Their Response to Environmental Changes and Application in Reconstructing Past Environmental Variability
Francisca Staines-Urías

17. Inferring Environmental Change in Estuaries from Plant Macrofossils
John Tibby, Carl D. Sayer

18. Applications of Pollen Analysis in Estuarine Systems
Joanna C. Ellison

Part IV. Case Studies

19. Palaeo-Environmental Approaches to Reconstructing Sea Level Changes in Estuaries
Brigid V. Morrison, Joanna C. Ellison

20. Paleoecology Studies in Chesapeake Bay: A Model System for Understanding Interactions Between Climate, Anthropogenic Activities and the Environment
Elizabeth A. Canuel, Grace S. Brush, Thomas M. Cronin, Rowan Lockwood, Andrew R. Zimmerman

21. Paleosalinity Changes in the Río de la Plata Estuary and on the Adjacent Uruguayan Continental Shelf over the Past 1200 Years: An Approach Using Diatoms as a Proxy
Laura Perez, Felipe García-Rodríguez, Till J. J. Hanebuth

22. Application of Paleoecology to Ecosystem Restoration: A Case Study from South Florida’s Estuaries
G. Lynn Wingard

23. Paleolimnological History of the Coorong: Identifying the Natural Ecological Character of a Ramsar Wetland in Crisis
Peter A. Gell

24. Palaeoenvironmental History of the Baltic Sea: One of the Largest Brackish-Water Ecosystems in the World
Kaarina Weckström, Jonathan P. Lewis, Elinor Andrén, Marianne Ellegaard, Peter Rasmussen, Richard Telford

Keywords: Environment, Environmental Management, Water Policy/Water Governance/Water Management, Sedimentology, Geoecology/Natural Processes, Oceanography, Ecosystems

Publication year
Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research
Page amount
9 pages
Natural Sciences
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