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- Bailey, Richard M., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Quaternary research 2012 v.77 no.2 pp. 215-220
- airports; coasts; engineering; glaciation; islands; nuclear power; power plants; sea level; subsidence; terraces; Persian Gulf; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates
- ... The coastline along the southern Arabian Gulf between Al Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Dubai, UAE, appears to have risen at least 125m in the last 18,000years. Dating and topographic surveying of paleo-dunes (43–53ka), paleo-marine terraces (17–30ka), and paleo-marine shorelines (3.3–5.5ka) document a rapid, >1mm/a subsidence, followed by a 6mm/a uplift that is decreasing with time. The mec ...