paralic

paralic

[pə′ral·ik]
(geology)
Pertaining to deposits laid down on the landward side of a coast.
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The excessive discharges of nutrients from domestic and industrial effluents, combined with urban and agricultural runoff determine the enrichment of organic and inorganic nutrients in paralic ecosystems (Borja et al., 2012; Silva et al., 2013).
The Paleocene-Eocene to Recent Akata Formation is a prodeltaic, mainly marine shale unit overlying the Cretaceous and is overlain by the Oligocene-Miocene to Recent frequent alternations of sands and shales unit, the paralic Agbada Formation, which is the delta front.
Ajdanlisky, "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," Sedimentary Geology, vol.
The high ash seems to be due to presence of these coal near margin of swamps and probably the paralic nature of these swamps give rise to high sulphur, according to calorific value the rank of these coal ranges for subbituminous B to medium volatile bituminous, highest rank in Pakistan coals.
In the early Middle Jurassic (Aalenian - Bajocian), ephemeral coastal to paralic, brackish to freshwater, environments developed: they consists of well-bedded marly to clayey deposits rich in charophytes, lacustrine ostracods and microflora (Ashraf et al., 1984).
Stratigraphic division and lithological developing characteristics of Upper Paleozoic in Ordos basin (Yan et al., 2013) Stratum Upper series Shiqianfeng Formation Permian Middle series Shihezi Formation Upper Lower series Shanxi Paleozoic Formation Upper series Taiyuan Formation Carboniferous Middle Benxi series Formation Main Thickness (m) main lithology sedimentary facies mud shale, 100-250 paralic lakes sandstone the upper is pelite intercalating sandstone; 120-570 lakes, rivers lower is interbedded sandstone and shale coal seam, 100-400 delta and sandstone, tidal flat mud shale coal seam, sandstone, mud shale, 50-400 tidal flat and carbonatite coal seam, interbedded sandstone and 0-560 lagoon and shale, tidal flat intercalating carbonatite Table 3.
* 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.
Plesiosaur remains from non-marine to paralic sediments.