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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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In the case study described here, we assess the current condition of Carey Island in terms of sedimentologic characteristics, hydrogeochemical aspects of soil and water, and topographical features of the associated beaches.
Addressing some of the many questions that remain concerning the phases of glaciation during the Late Paleozic ice age (LPIA), the nine articles of this collection explore either the sedimentologic, paleoenvironmnental and paleoclimatic aspects of the glacial events, or their paleobiologic aspects.
Piper, D.J.W, Shor, A.N., and Clarke, J.E.H., 1988, The 1929 'Grand Banks' earthquake, slump, and turbidity current, in Clifton H.E., ed., Sedimentologic Consequences of Convulsive Geologic Events: Geological Society of America, Special Paper 229, p.
Detailed sedimentologic studies from three different sections reveal that both the Chinji and Nagri formations consists of four lithofacies that are abbreviated as C and N, respectively.
In this paper, we present new geomorphic and sedimentologic data that corroborate our earlier work, and argue that these data are also in support of a strong glacial anticyclone at ca.
A stratigraphic and sedimentologic analysis of some Lower and Middle Silurian clastic rocks of the north-central Appalachians.
Regional sedimentologic and geomorphic features of the south-east district demonstrate sediment input to this area from the Murray River.