sedimentology


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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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[5] Boggs, Sam Jr.:"Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy",Fourth edition, New Jersey, Pearson Prentice Hall, University of Oregon,(2006).
Reijers, "Sedimentology and diagenesis as 'hydrocarbon exploration tools' in the Late Permian Zechstein-2 Carbonate Member (NE Netherlands)," Geologos, vol.
Glacioeustatic cyclicity in Quaternary carbonates of the southern Arabian Gulf: sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, palaeoenvironments and climatic record.
Problematically, the nationalistic planning for the Yellow River during the Maoist Period failed to consider the sedimentology of the river, hence perpetuating environmental degradation that is still being addressed in present times, which is why Pietz places such great emphasis on the Mao epoch.
Sedimentology encompasses the study of modern sediments such as sand, mud, silt, and clay, as well as the processes that result in their deposition.
Fuller accounts of the sedimentology of these bodies are provided by Browne and Plint (1994) and Ielpi et al.
The course will be held in Erlangen from February 20 to 27, 2015, and will cover all classic and modern aspects of carbonate sedimentology. Lectures on different topics of carbonate microfacies, given by professors from several German Universities will be intensified by exercises with so-called thin sections and sediment samples.
Techniques in sedimentology. Oxford Blackwell Scientific Publications274-354 (1988).
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.