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.
West-central Florida shelf; Anclote Key (north) and Venice Inlet to the, Florida to 30 km offshore., Florida
123 cores collected and analyzed from Oct. 1994 to Sept. 1997. 24 cores
collected in 1994 as part of the COE section of the project, 18 of them where
cut and cores analyzed.
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