Diatom assemblages in tsunami deposits associated with the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami at Phra Thong Island, Thailand
Yuki Sawai, Kruawun Jankaew, Maria E Martin, Amy Prendergast, Montri Choowong, Thasinee Charoentitirat
Marine Micropaleontology | ELSEVIER | Published : 2009
This research is supported partly by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (to YS) and Chulalongkom University (to Thai authors). We thank Brian Atwater for presubmittal review, Shigehiro Fujino for discussing Phra Thong Island, Yushiro Fujii for information on bathymetry in the Indian Ocean and tsunami height, Bancha Korsakun for logistical help, and Chuoi Tongjeen for permission. Two anonymous reviewers and an editor provided constructive comments. YS analyzed diatoms and provided the first draft. YS, MM and AP prepared final version of the text. All authors attended fieldwork (YS, KJ, MM; two seasons, MC, TC, AP; one season).