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Unformatted text preview: questions, data was collected along both sides of the Florida coast from north to south. This data included sediment sample from the beaches, as well as sediment cores. The data from the sediment samples was collected to help determine the composition of the sediments present, with emphasis on heavy metal content, quartz content and possible traces of carbonate sands. This information is used to help determine the source of the material. The core samples were used to help determine the chronology of the sediments, which is useful in identifying the distances in which the sediments have traveled....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course GEOL 33 taught by Professor E during the Spring '12 term at University of South Florida.
- Spring '12