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Holocene sedimentary environment of the Atlantic inner shelf off Delaware

R. E Sheridan

Holocene sedimentary environment of the Atlantic inner shelf off Delaware

by R. E Sheridan

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Published by University of Delaware, College of Marine Studies in Newark .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Submarine geology -- North Atlantic Ocean,
  • Continental shelf -- North Atlantic Ocean,
  • Marine sediments

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. D. Sheridan, C. E. Dill, J. C. Kraft
    ContributionsDill, C. E, Kraft, John C., University of Delaware. College of Marine Studies, United States. Office of Naval Research
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p. :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17872172M

    The East Greenland margin is a polar environment, with extensive sea‐ice cover and calving glacier margins; in contrast, the Iceland shelf is much more temperate, and freshwater run‐off is a key component in land–ocean sediment by: of the successive shorefaces of the Holocene transgression off southern Gabon and Congo. Journal of Coastal Research, SI(1), Fort Lauderdale, ISSN At the beginning of the Holocene, the inner parts of the Congo shelf were covered by clear and relatively warm waters. A fauna and microfauna with a reefal tendency had developed.

    Holocene sediment records from the continental shelf of Mac. Robertson Land, East Antarctica Peter N. Sedwick, 1 Peter T. Harris, •,2 Lisette G. Robertson, • Gary M. McMurtry, 3 Maximilian D. Cremer, 3 and Philip Robinson 4 Abstract. Geochemical records are presented for five sediment cores from basins on the continental shelf of Mac. Coastal Geology; Oyster Habitat Restoration; Coastal Resources; Sediments of Chesapeake Bay; Reservoir Bathymetry; Coastal and Environmental Geology Program.

    A Seismic Study of the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf, Slope, and Upper Rise East of Delaware. Mirecki, June Vertical Sedimentary Sequences of Delaware's Holocene Prograding Spit and Transgressive Barrier Based on Sedimentary Discriminant Analysis. The Holocene Evolution and Environments of Deposition of the Acheloos River Delta. Late Pleistocene--Early Holocene paleochannel systems and the episodic sea level framework on the continental shelf, south of Chesapeake Bay entrance, VirginiaAuthor: Z.Q. Chen, Mary, Gloucester Pt., Va, S.M. Kimball.


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Vol Number 2Cited by: (a) Study area. The red circle indicates the location of sediment Core GeoB retrieved from the inner-shelf mud depocenter off the Uruguayan coast (map modified from Freplata, ). Holocene continental shelf deposits are related to sediment dynamic processes.

The sedimentary records associated with shelf deposits are high-resolution slices. Modeling approaches to the formation of sedimentary records can be by: Sedimentary changes during the last ∼ years have been reconstructed from cored sedimentary records from the deltaic floodplain of the Lower Tagus Valley and the Tagus mudbelt on the continental shelf offshore by: Sedimentary facies changes from estuarine sand and mud to shelf or prodelta mud suggest that the marine influence in the incised valleys increased during this period.

In addition, large decreases in sediment accumulation rates occurred. A sea‐level jump causes an estuarine system and its depocenter to move rapidly landward. In inner Ría de Vigo sediments the oxic zone is extended, as a minimum, along the first m of the sedimentary record in intertidal coarse-grained sediments (sediments with about 90% of sand.

Atlantic coastal Delaware has been studied in detail by use of a large number of drill cores, analysis of present morphologies, and seismic studies of the inner shelf in Delaware Bay. The stratigraphie Figure 3. A stratigraphie cross section of Holocene Epoch coastal and inner shelf sediments in the Delaware Atlantic coastal zone.

A num. About this journal. The Holocene is a high impact, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to fundamental scientific research at the interface between the long Quaternary record and the natural and human-induced environmental processes operating at the Earth's surface Holocene emphasizes environmental change over the last ca 11 years.

This journal is a member of the Committee on. The distribution of sedimentary environments presents the limited domain of deposits from "River Input", the flood tide wedge of "Atlantic Sediment", and the extensive region of indigenous, recycled "Coastal Erosion Sediment" in the Chesapeake Bay littoral environment.

Studies by Miller (,) along selected reaches of the tidewater. A deepening of sedimentary environments related to a period of rapid sea level rise, strongly influenced by river discharges occurred from c. 11, to c. 10, cal. yr BP.

A reduction in sediment export to the shelf, as a result of the continuous and rapid sea level rise and enhanced estuary. Several shore-parallel marine sand bodies lie on the Louisiana continental shelf. They are Trinity Shoal, Ship Shoal, Outer Shoal, and the St.

Bernard Shoals. These shoals mark the submerged positions of ancient shorelines associated with abandoned deltas. Three of these shoals are single elongate deposits. The fourth shoal, the St. Bernard Shoals, consists of a group of discrete Cited by:   Sedimentary environments 1.

Sedimentary Environments 2. Introduction The sedimentary environment is the specific depositional setting of a particular sedimentary rock and is unique in terms of physical, chemical, and biological characteristics. The physical features of a sedimentary environment include water depth and the velocity and persistence of water.

Chemical. Side-scan sonar records collected over an area of the North Aleutian Shelf, approximately km west of the head of Bristol Bay, Alaska, identified widespread evidence of active sea floor erosion processes, including sediment transport.

Thousands of sea floor depressions, many linear and some containing rippled floors, were identified in water Cited by: (PGMT) flooded the inner GBR shelf and the reefs grew in ‘keep-up’ or ‘catch-up’ mode to reach sea level and subsequently prograded seaward through the mid-Holocene to form reef flats.

It is now accepted that sea level on the GBR approached the present position around yBP before reaching aCited by: 2. CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per document published in this title.

CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a given year (e.g. ) to documents published in three previous calendar years (e.g. – 14), divided by the number of documents in these three previous years (e.g. – 14). Atlantic for the last kyr (e.g., Razik et al., ; Gu et al.,b).

These records over the inner Uruguayan and Brazilian continental shelf were characterized by low temporal resolution for the Late Holocene. However, the inner continental shelf off the Uruguayan coast isCited by: 1. and Holocene sedimentary events than to modern dispersal processes.

Relict color patterns occur in 'areas such as Georges and Browns Banks, which were exposed during lower stands of sea level. Linear but discontinuous belts of yellOIW sediment on the outer shelf and the shelf break south of Cited by: Three contrasting sedimentary environments on the continental shelf off the Guadiana River (northern Gulf of Cadiz) were integrated in a chronological framework and analysed in terms of sedimentolo Cited by: Pre-transgression morphology and Holocene stratigraphy of the Delaware estuarine and Atlantic coasts.