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deposition

1. Law
a. the giving of testimony on oath
b. the testimony so given
c. the sworn statement of a witness used in court in his absence
2. the act or instance of deposing

deposition

[‚dep·ə′zish·ən]
(geology)
The laying, placing, or throwing down of any material; specifically, the constructive process of accumulation into beds, veins, or irregular masses of any kind of loose, solid rock material by any kind of natural agent.

Deposition

Christ is taken from the cross and enshrouded. [N.T.: Matthew 27:57–60; Christian Art: Appleton, 55]
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The depositional model shows that at studied sections, Parh Limestone is deposited in outer ramp to open basinal marine settings.
Therefore, both two third-order sequences and six systems tracts corresponding to different depositional facies were identified.
First, the wooden remains under the thick layer of artefacts in the main excavation trench are roughly from the same time period as the artefacts concealed on top of it and if these are related to some kind of wooden construction, this was built at the time or directly prior to the major depositional event.
Depositional Environment of the Bara Formation, Fort Ranikot Area, Sindh, Sindh Univ.
Each lithofacies represents an individual depositional event, and is grouped according to characteristics of a depositional environment based on facies association (Miall, 1990; Amaya, 2009).
A few data points showed apparent positive Ce anomaly caused by a negative La anomaly (as defined by Bau & Dulski 1996), and one data point from the Nostolepis body scale showed a real positive Ce anomaly, likely reflecting pore water anoxia present in most of the depositional settings.
On the basis of the distribution of the foraminifera and vertical facies relationships, three major depositional environments have been identified in the Early to Middle Miocene succession of the Khamir section.
beginning with an overview of the seismic reflection method in general and its limitations, two major sections focus on the description of seismic stratigraphic techniques themselves--including a manual of basic observations, terminology and classification of seismic facies units and a chapter on well calibration and control--and on the depositional environment and facies interpretation.
The inclusive graphic standard deviation or sorting formula, [sigma] I = ([phi] 84 - [phi] 16)/4 + ([phi] 95 - [phi] 5)/6.6, formula given by Folk (1968) is one of the most useful methods to determine the nature of the sorting of sediments; its application provides information regarding the effectiveness of the depositional medium in separating the grains of different classes.
Soil cores were taken to the depth of calcareous loess in noneroded and eroded soils, and to the lower border of BC horizon in depositional soils.