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Marine sedimentary environments in the vicinity of the Norwalk Islands, Connecticut.

Charles W. Ellis

Marine sedimentary environments in the vicinity of the Norwalk Islands, Connecticut.

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Published in [Hartford] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut,
  • Norwalk Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Rocks, Sedimentary.,
    • Petrology -- Connecticut -- Norwalk Islands.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE471 .E48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 89 p.
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL255913M
      LC Control Numbergs 63000193
      OCLC/WorldCa1719595

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Marine sedimentary environments in the vicinity of the Norwalk Islands, Connecticut. by Charles W. Ellis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ellis, Charles W. (Charles William), Marine sedimentary environments in the vicinity of the Norwalk Islands, Connecticut. The area where sediment accumulates and is later buried by other sediment is known as its depositional environment.

Types of Depositional Environments – Continental – Transitional – Marine 5. Marine Environments (1) The continental shelf It is nearly flat, gently Marine sedimentary environments in the vicinity of the Norwalk Islands edge of the continent that extends under the ocean.

View Notes - Non-marine sedimentary environments from GEODYNAMIC at Govenrment Polytechnic Saharanpur. Clastic Depositional Environments The main environments for coarse clastic.

Modern shallow marine environments encompass a great variety of conditions from shoreline to a depth of about feet. In sedimentary rocks, these environments are most readily inferred from diverse assemblages of fossils whose modern relatives are marine.

Bottom sedimentary environments, defined by sidescan-sonar patterns, indicate where sea-floor sediments are moved and deposited in the Long Island Sound estuary. The patchy distribution of environments, which reflects both regional and local changes in geologic and oceanographic conditions, provides a predictive framework for those concerned with the management and utilization of the sea.

modern environments to understand processes, types of sediment produced affect where we live and what we do. past environments--ancient sedimentary rocks, interpret distribution of different facies, how resources form.

climate change--severity and causes of past climate changes, consequences of future climate changes; global warming or cooling. Coastal and Marine Environments ↳ start at the high-tide line and extend offshore, to include the deep ocean floor ↳ type of sediment deposited at a location depends on the climate, water depth, and whether or not clastic Marine sedimentary environments in the vicinity of the Norwalk Islands are available.

Aliotta, S., and Perillo, G.M.,A sand wave field in the entrance to Bahia Blanca estuary, Argentina: Marine Geology, v. 76, p. Allen J.R.L., Survey Number SIDESCAN SONAR IMAGE, SURFICIAL GEOLOGIC INTERPRETATION, AND BATHYMETRY OF THE LONG ISLAND SOUND SEA FLOOR IN NIANTIC BAY AND VICINITY, CONNECTICUT.

Lawrence J. Poppe 1, Ralph S. Lewis 2, Jane F. Denny 1, Kenneth F. Parolski 1, Mary L. DiGiacomo-Cohen 2, and Douglas S. Tolderlund 3. Sedimentary environments here are primarily characterized by processes associated with sediment sorting or reworking.

Faint current ripples observed on the surface of grab samples of muddy sands, sediment resuspension observed in bottom video, and eelgrass beds and shell accumulations reflect these processes (fig.

37). Norwalk Islands. These grain-size data, which help to ground-truth a pre-existent sidescan sonar survey (Poppe and others, a; Twichell and others, in press), will eventually be used to describe the sedimentary processes active in this portion of western Long Island Sound, and to evaluate near-shore sand and gravel : Lawrence J.

Poppe, B.B. Taylor, R.N. Zajac, R.S. Lewis, D.S. Blackwood, A.E. Harmon, M. DiGiacomo. The many environments within the coastal zone include bays, estuaries, deltas, marshes, dunes, and beaches. A tremendously broad range of conditions is represented by these environments.

Salinity may range from essentially fresh water in estuaries, such as along the east coast of the United States, to extreme hypersaline lagoons, such as Laguna.

Coastal sedimentary facies provide the signature of specific types of coastal deposits and facilitate their identification in the geologic record. This entry describes some of the more common clastic sedimentary facies associated with open coasts and coastal embayments.

Chattermarked garnets found in soil profiles and beach environments. ELLIS, C. () Marine sedimentary environments in the vicinity of the Norwalk Islands, Connecticut.

Bull. Conn. Multibeam-bathymetric and sidescan-sonar data, collected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in a square-kilometer area of Block Island Sound, southeast of Fishers Island, New York, are combined with sediment samples and bottom photography collected by the U.S.

Geological Survey from 36 stations in this area in order to interpret sea-floor features and sedimentary. Analyses of sidescan-sonar records supplemented by available bathymetric, sedimentary, subbottom, and bottom-current data reveal the distributions of the following three categories of sedimentary environments within the glaciated, topographically complex Boston Harbor estuary in Massachusetts.

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