Holocene Sea-Level Changes and Crustal Movements in the North Sea Region: An Experiment with Regional Eustasy

  • Ian Sherman
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 256)


Eighteen relative sea-level curves from the North Sea region are used to test the concept of regional eustasy. Net uplift/subsidence curves for each location are derived but no single baseline, regional eustatic, curve will account for all the residuals identified. The simplest conclusion is that dynamic sea-level factors have not remained constant on the scale of the North Sea during the Holocene.


Index Point Thames Estuary Geoid Change Eustatic Curve Uplift Curve 
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  • Ian Sherman
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of DurhamDurhamUK

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