Holocene of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Canada

Updated 2001-04-06

Study of the Holocene development in the coastal area of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (Canada), in relation to sea-level movements, isostatic movements and climate development, particularly for the last 4500 years. Use of stratigraphical and sedimentological methods and of 14C-dating.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Project time span
1978 -
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
W. Roeleveld
Institute Vakgroep Hydro(geo)logie - Kwartairgeologie – Laaglandgenese Faculteit der Aardwetenschappen Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam De Boelelaan 1085 1081 HV Amsterdam Netherlands
+31 20 4447276
+31 20 6462457
Other project contacts
Dr.O. van de Plassche Dr.J.W. Griede

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Climate change effects
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Marine sediments
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.

Stratigraphical and sedimentological methods 14C-dating


Regions studied
Climate change effects
Other areas
Nova Scotia, New Brunswick - coastal areas

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Stratigraphical and sedimentological methods 14C-dating

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
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