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TitleForward stratigraphic modelling of a deglacial delta: case study of the Moisie River delta, Quebec
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorNagle, J; Normandeau, AORCID logo; Dietrich, P
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 8491, 2019, 56 pages, Open Access logo Open Access
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatpdf (Adobe® Reader®)
NTS22J/01; 22J/08
AreaMoisie River; Sept-Îles
Lat/Long WENS -66.4333 -66.0000 50.3500 50.1167
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; stratigraphy; marine geology; Recent; Holocene; modelling; deltas; deltaic deposits; sands; clays; depositional environment; depositional history; depositional models; stratigraphic models; glacial history; deglaciation; ice margins; ice retreat; coastal environment; sediment transport; transport mechanisms; sediment distribution; grain size analyses; sea level changes; emergence; morphology; bathymetry; sedimentation rates; discharge rates; alluvial sediments; glaciofluvial sediments; Phanerozoic; Cenozoic; Quaternary
Illustrationsgeoscientific sketch maps; 3-D images; time series; models; 3-D models; cross-sections; tables
ProgramPublic Safety Geoscience Marine Geohazards
Released2019 02 28
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
A modeling software was used to model the evolution of the Moisie River delta (Québec) in order to evaluate the usefulness and applicability of forward stratigraphic modeling in regions with limited data.

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