sedimentary facies

sedimentary facies

[¦sed·ə¦men·trē ′fā·shēz]
(geology)
A stratigraphic facies differing from another part or parts of the same unit in both lithologic and paleontologic characters.
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They cover effects of sedimentary facies on structural styles in the Canadian Rocky Mountain fold and thrust belt, Late Cretaceous geology and fossils of Dinosaur Provincial Park, Lower to Middle Cambrian of the southern Canadian Rockies, the Mesoproterozoic Belt Supergroup in Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks in northwestern Montana and southwestern Alberta: sedimentation facies and syndepositional deformation, and Montney formation analogs: exposures of the Sulphur Mountain Formation around Canmore and Kananaskis in western Alberta.
These ophiolites are overlain unconformably byNisai Formation (Eocene); the sedimentary facies hosting mafic intrusions.
The sedimentary facies assemblage is characteristic of a sand-dominated coastal system in transition to offshore deposits with high terrigenous input.
PII group formation belongs to delta distributary plain subfacies and delta front subfacies sedimentary facies, and below GI9 oil layer in Gaotaizi, all belong to the sand body deposition in the outer edge of the delta front except GII1+2b, GII12+13 (Wang et al.
The main sedimentary facies are semideep-deep lake subfacies, shallow lake subfacies and fan delta facies (Fig.
Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues.
Basin configuration, sedimentary facies, and resource potential of the Lower Carboniferous Horton Group, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
His main focus is on the evolution of sedimentary basins from sedimentary facies to plate tectonics.
CHARACTERIZATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SEDIMENTARY FACIES OF CARTAGENA BAY, COLOMBIA.
The geology of fluvial deposits: Sedimentary facies, Basin analysis, and Petroleum geology.
Preliminary analysis of sedimentary facies of Guiria formation in the cliff at South Of Guiria, Sucre State, Venezuela