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Holocene climate pulses and structural controls on the geomorphological estuarine evolution of the Iguape River, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Author(s):
Souza, A. O. [1, 2] ; Perez Filho, A. [1] ; Lammle, L. [1] ; Souza, D. H. [3]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Geosci, Dept Geog, Lab Geomorphol, UNICAMP, BR-13083855 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[2] Fed Univ Western Bahia UFOB, Ctr Humanities, BR-47808002 Barreiras - Brazil
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Energy & Environm, BR-05508010 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH; v. 205, DEC 10 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

The Iguape River estuary - located on the southern coast of Sao Paulo state (Brazil) - presents geomorphological records of the complex processes operating during the Late Holocene. Dating the top deposits of coastal (fluvial, transition and marine deposits) low terraces, contributes to the understanding of the erosive-depositional events resulting from autogenic and allogenic processes. Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dating, grain-size and morphostructural analysis were used to investigate the Late Holocene geomorphological evolution of the Iguape estuary. The results suggest that formation of the Iguape estuary is consistent with a marine incursion triggered by climate pulses by around 2.7 ka. However, the coastline displacement was controlled by base-level adjustments and fluvial incision phases probably induced by fault activity associated with the Guapiara Lineament. Finally, the results show that the estuarine systems in humid tropical regions are significantly sensitive to short time-scale climate events during the Holocene. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 16/05327-6 - Spatial distribution and geochronology of surface coatings in marine, river- marine and river terraces in the context of climate fluctuations, associated to the Holocene's marine transgression and regression episodes in the Brazilian coast
Grantee:Archimedes Perez Filho
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 16/00382-9 - Geochronology of surface coverages in low fluvial terraces, Marine terraces and fluvial-Marine terraces at mouth of the Basins Ribeira de Iguape/SP and Paraíba South river: Holocene Climate fluctuation in the brazilian southeast
Grantee:André de Oliveira Souza
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate