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sedimentology

[‚sed·ə·mən′täl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The science concerned with the description, classification, origin, and interpretation of sediments and sedimentary rock.
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The sedimentology of the Boss Point Formation (Pennsylvanian), eastern New Brunswick and northern Nova Scotia.
The course contains all classic and modern aspects of carbonate sedimentology and the course content was taught through practical microscopy exercises using the sample collection of the GeoCenter.
The sieve analysis was completed at the Sedimentology Lab of the Department of Geology, University of Karachi.
Dennis (2000), "Palaeoenvironmental Records in Holocene Spanish Tufas: A Stable Isotope Approach in Search of Reliable Climatic Archives," Sedimentology 47, 961-978.
Ability to identify most of the grains in images also makes detailed, area-weighted, sedimentology possible.
The text draws from sedimentology, geophysics, and structural geology to give a holistic picture of influences on basin formation.
Akhtar and Butt [16]described the stratigraphy and sedimentology of the early tertiary rocks of Kala Chitta area.
SEDIMENTOLOGY MODEL OF THE NEOGENE DEPOSITS IN THE CENTRAL ANDEAN REGION
Garea has a BSc in geology from the University of Indiana, USA, and MSc in carbonate sedimentology from the University of Glasgow, the UK.
Allison, Wan Hasiah Abdullah, 2013, Sedimentology and stratigraphic development of the upper Nyalau Formation (Early Miocene), Sarawak, Malaysia: A mixed wave- and tide-influenced coastal system, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 76:301-11.
There is also a virtual reality simulator where participants are immersed into a variety of Saudi Aramco virtual environments to perform exercises that include inspecting rock and fluid properties "downhole" and viewing the sedimentology and stratigraphy of rock outcrops.
Sedimentology and geochemistry of carbonates from Iran and Tasmania, Ph.