paralic

paralic

[pə′ral·ik]
(geology)
Pertaining to deposits laid down on the landward side of a coast.
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shallow marine paralic (at or near sea level) and shelf sands laid down on an unconformable surface of a regressive marine shale (Barnes and others, 1996); and
Paralic (2009) Distributed task-based execution engine for support of text-mining processes, Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Applied Machine Intelligence and Informatics, SAMI 2009, pp.
The Lucaogou Formation was formed in a large-scale paralic lacustrine basin with very high organic matter productivity in a reducing water environment favorable to preservation of organic matter.
The Imo and Nsukka formations marine shales were deposited during the Paleocene era and overlain by the regressive Ameki formation (Eocene); the paralic Ogwashi-Asaba formation (Oligocene-Miocene) was capped by the continental Benin formation (Miocene-recent) constituting the tertiary succession (Figures 1 and 2).
The Company's exploration concept in the northern basin area is to discover new or overlooked fluvial and paralic sand systems within the middle and lower Cretaceous sections where exploration and deeper drilling have been largely absent.
Distribution of diagenetic alterations in fluvial and paralic deposits within sequence stratigraphic framework: evidence from the Petrohan Terrigenous Group and the Svidol Formation, Lower Triassic, NW Bulgaria.
1:45 PARALIC SANDS OF THE COAL BLUFF MEMBER OF THE NAHEOLA FORMATION IN MISSISSIPPI, AN OUTCROP OF THE ANCIENT SHORELINE
Paralic arenaceous foraminifera from the Upper Cretaceous of the Benue Trough, Nigeria // Acta Paleontol.
It would seem, therefore, that the plant with Bothrodendron punctatum stems was restricted to the very lowland paralic habitats of central and eastern Euramerica, and was absent flora the intra-montane basins, or even the slightly more elevated parts of the Variscan Foreland such as Upper Silesia or even the Ruhr.