Nguyen Thi Thu Cuc, Nguyen Thuy Duong, Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong, Doan Dinh Lam, Vu Van Loi, An Thi Thuy, Nguyen Thi Xuan

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Holocene environment change in Haiphong coastal area was reconstructed based on diatom and grain-size analysis in the HP1 core at Duong Kinh, Haiphong. 52 diatom species were identified and divided in five diatom ecozones by changing of four diatom groups including marine planktonic, brackish planktonic, brackish benthic and freshwater one. The sedimentary environment at the Haiphong coastal area was estuary- bay condition in the Flandrian trangression (Z1, Z2 and Z3 Unit). Deltaic environment changed from prodelta (Z4), delta front (Z5) to delta plain (Z6 and Z7) corresponding to the Flandrian regression.

Keywords: Haiphong coastal area, diatom, grain-size, Flandrian trangression, Holocene.


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