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Siliciclastic shelf sediments based on a symposium sponsored by the Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists

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Published by Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists in Tulsa .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Roderick W. Tillman and Charles T. Siemers.
SeriesSpecial publication / Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists -- no.34
ContributionsTillman, Roderick W., Siemers, Charles T.
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Open LibraryOL16371485M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Siliciclastic shelf sediments. Tulsa, Okla., U.S.A.: The Society, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Sedimentary Geology, 69 () Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam Storm effects on siliciclastic and carbonate shelf sediments in the medial Silurian succession of Pennsylvania Edward Cotter Department of Geology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA , U.S.A. Received Novem ; revised and accepted Febru ABSTRACT Cited by: The inhibiting effect that siliciclastic material has on carbonate-secreting organisms has lead to the generalization that sediments composed of mixtures of carbonate and siliciclastic material should rarely form. However, many modern and ancient shelf deposits contain a spectrum of sediments that are of “mixed” by:   Continental margin - Siliciclastic sediments. The continental shelf, continental slope and continental rise, collectively form continental margins, particularly where they form the trailing edge to continents. The sediments accumulating on these continental margins vary between siliciclastic and carbonate, with most areas accumulating.

Presents a selection of some of the recent research activities and developments in the field of continental shelf geology. The book is organised around four major themes: Stratigraphy and sedimentary geology of siliciclastic shelves; Modern siliciclastic shelves: architecture, sea level, tectonics and sediment supply; Nearshore and coastal environments; New techniques in Cited by: Introduction Geologists seldom ask why siliciclastic shelves exist, and how they differ from "ramp margins" (sensu Van Wagoner et al., ), despite the importance of shelves and ramps in petroleum exploration models (sequence stratigraphy) and in hosting petroleum : Roger Higgs. There are a number of similar modern and ancient examples of cross-shelf mixing of siliciclastic and carbonate sediments. For example, Marshall et al. () show a cross-shelf transition from fine siliciclastic sands, to bioclastic gravel and rhodoliths, Cited by: The siliciclastic shelf environment of Cretaceous series, SE France Article (PDF Available) in Organic Geochemistry 33(12) December with .

ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: English. Notes: "This volume emanated from a three-day conference hosted by the Renard Centre of Marine Geology of the University of Gent on May "--Preface. A siliciclastic shallow-marine turbidite on the carbonate shelf of the Ordovician Baltoscandian palaeobasin Kairi Põldsaar a, Leho Ainsaar a, Reet Nemliher b, Oive Tinn a and Girts Stinkulis c. Other articles where Siliciclastic rock is discussed: sedimentary rock: Classification systems: are also referred to as siliciclastic sedimentary rocks. Siliciclastics are further subdivided on the basis of clast diameter into conglomerate and breccia, sandstone, siltstone, and finer-than-silt-sized mudrock (shale, claystone, and mudstone). The carbonates, limestones and dolomites, .   The New Jersey continental shelf extends km off the shoreline. During IODP Expedition , siliciclastic deposits of late Eocene to late Pleistocene age were drilled down to , and m below seafloor at sites 27A, 28A and 29A respectively in very shallow waters ( to 36 m depth). Pore water salinities display multilayered brackish-salty-brine units 10 to Author: Catherine Pierre, Marie-Madeleine Blanc-Valleron, Omar Boudouma, Johanna Lofi.