Understand the geologic evolution of the coast and inner cont. shelf
and aid in coastal management. By investigating the subsurface sediment facies
present on the shelf and determine the relationship among facies and with the
underlying carbonate platform.
Anclote Key (north) and Venice Inlet to the, Florida to 30 km offshore., Florida
11 cores collected and analyzed under West Florida section of project.
Grain size, calcium carbonate content and total organic content for all
cores. Select samples mineralogy by XRD analysis and age dating by carbon 14 or