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Dead Gulf Coast Reef Reveals Bursts of Ancient Sea-Level Rise

Researchers at Rice University’s Earth, Environment and Planetary Sciences department traveled 50 miles offshore Corpus Christi to document a particularly strange shape occurring in dead coral reef. In the ten reefs they imaged, each had a stairstep morphology, a shape which led them to discover that sea level rise at the end of the last period of glaciation was not

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