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Sedimentary processes

Sedimentary processes

processes of detrital sedimentation : selected papers.

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Published by Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists in Tulsa, Okla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sedimentation and deposition.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from Journal of sedimentary petrology and Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists special publications.

    Other titlesJournal of sedimentary petrology., Special publication (Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists)
    SeriesSEPM reprint series -- no. 4, SEPM reprint series -- no. 4.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14085508M

    Sediment is solid material that is moved and deposited in a new location. Sediment can consist of rocks and minerals, as well as the remains of plants and animals. It can be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a boulder. Sediment moves from one place to another through the process of n is the removal and transportation of rock or soil. Sedimentary Geology is a journal that rapidly publishes high quality, original research and review papers that cover all aspects of sediments and sedimentary rocks at all spatial and temporal scales. Submitted papers must make a significant contribution to .


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smoothes sharp corners, a process known as rounding. • Transport & depositional processes influence sorting, which refers to the variety of particle sizes present in a sediment or sedimentary rock.

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The first and second editions both won universal praise and became classic works in sedimentology. Sedimentary geologists (known as sedimentologists) tend to study both present-day sediments and older sedimentary rock sequences.

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Miall, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg,pp. XXI+, ISBN Many authors have considered basin analysis to be the ultimate aim of stratigraphy.