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Geology Of Siliciclastic Shelf Seas

Product Code: SP117
Series: GSL Special Publications
Author/Editor: Edited by M. De Batist and P. Jacobs
Publication Date: 15 October 1996
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Presents a selection of some of the recent research activities and developments in the field of continental shelf geology. The book is organised around four major themes: Stratigraphy and sedimentary geology of siliciclastic shelves; Modern siliciclastic shelves: architecture, sea level, tectonics and sediment supply; Nearshore and coastal environments; New techniques in continental shelf research. This volume will be of interest to research workers in the fields of marine geology, sedimentary geology and stratigraphy.

Type: Book
Ten Digit ISBN: 1-897799-71-3
Thirteen Digit ISBN: 978-1-897799-71-0
Publisher: GSL
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 346
Weight: 0.84 kg

Contents

Sequence and systems tract interpretation of the epicontinental Oligocene deposits in the Danish North Sea • Foraminiferal biostratigraphy of the post-mid-Miocene in the Danish Central Trough, North Sea • Sequence stratigraphy and architecture on a ramp-type continental shelf: the Belgian Palaeogene • Tidal sedimentation in Inner Hebrides half grabens, Scotland: the mid-Jurassic Bearreraig Sandstone Formation • Estuarine and shallow-marine sedimentation in the Upper Cretaceous - Lower Tertiary west-central Patagonian Basin (Argentina) • Late Quaternary sedimentation and high-resolution sequence stratigraphy of the east Texas shelf • Quaternary siliciclastic sequence stratigraphy of western Mediterranean passive and tectonically active margins: the role of global versus local controlling factors • Late Pleistocene - Holocene high-resolution sequence analysis on the Alboran Sea continental shelf • Late Quaternary transgressive large dunes on the sediment-starved Adriatic shelf • Seismic expression of depositional sequences associated with expansion and contraction of ice sheets on the northwestern Antarctic Peninsula continental shelf • Quaternary erosion and depositional processes: western Norwegian fjords, Norwegian Channel and North Sea Fan • Detailed survey of the western end of the Hurd Deep (English Channel): new facts for a tectonic origin • The São Francisco strandplain: a paradigm for wave-dominated deltas? • Evolution of a nearshore and coastal macrotidal sand transport system, Queen Charlotte Islands, Canada • The influence of inherited geological framework upon a hardbottom-dominated shoreface on a high-energy shelf: Onslow Bay, North Carolina, USA • Nearshore sediment transport processes due to moderate hydrodynamic conditions • Radiometry as a technique for use in coastal research • An interdisciplinary approach to the evaluation of physical parameters of shallow marine sediments • Geophysics in offshore site investigation: a review of the state of the art

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