Late Quaternary sedimentary environments of a glaciated area

southern Ontario /by P.F. Karrow, A.V. Jopling and I.P. Martini ; contributions by: T.E. Day [et al.].. --
  • 98 Pages
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International Association of Sedimentologists, 1982. , Hamilton, Ont
Glacial epoch -- Ontario, Sediments (Geology) -- Ontario, Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary., Geology -- On
SeriesField excursion guidebook -- excursion 11A
ContributionsJopling, Alan V., Martini, I. P. 1935-, International Sedimentological Congress (11th : 1982 : Hamilton, Ont.), International Association of Sedimentologists
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Pagination98 p. :
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Open LibraryOL19231023M

Genre/Form: Guidebooks: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Karrow, Paul Frederick, Late Quaternary sedimentary environments of a glaciated area, southern Ontario. The Quaternary stratigraphy of the Nechako River Cheslatta Lake area of central British Columbia is described and interpreted to reconstruct the late Quaternary history of the region.

Exposures of glacial and nonglacial sediments deposited prior to Cited by: Geomorphic, stratigraphic, and sedimentologic evidence obtained from Quaternary sediments near Jasper, Alberta, is used to reconstruct depositional environments in the vicinity of two former conflu Cited by: Late Quaternary sedimentary environments of glaciated area: Southern Ontario.

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Guide Book for a Field Excursion. International Congress of Sedimentology, IAS. This geomorphic/sedimentary pattern indicates a glacial erosional impact on the AP and proglacial deposition of eroded sediments on the slope and in the basin.

Based on the developed sediment stratigraphy and facies analysis, the last debris lobe horizon was deposited in glacial/deglacial environments during late MIS 4 to early MIS by: 1. Porter, S.C. (Ed.), Late Quaternary environments of the United. States, Vol. 1, The Late Pleistocene, University of Minnesota Press, total area not glaciated (interaction of area and.

Sedimentary infill of dolines unravels Late Holocene environmental conditions. Abstract The Carpathian island-type glaciokarst has a great potential of preserving signals of past environments, archived in cave deposits like speleothems and clastic infills. The Late Quaternary history of the Nile has been reconstructed using well-dated sedimentary, stable isotope and fossil records and associated archaeological remains.

The White Nile flows over the bed of an ancient lake dating to ~ ka (Marine Isotope Stage 11). Modern denudation rates increase with higher proportions of bare rocks and glaciated area, but decrease with forest cover. An areaweighted extrapolation of the studied drainage basins to the entire Alps on the basis of major morphotectonic zones yields a mean denudation rate of mm ka −1 over the last 17 years.

Sedimentary environments. 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 currents.

Chemical characteristics of an environment include the salinity (proportion. The results of this project can be utilized as a framework to better understand the sedimentary geometry and hydrostratigraphy of modern and Quaternary glacial deposits in southern Ontario, previously glaciated terrains elsewhere, and other modern glacial landsystems, and provide insight into other applications such as civial engineering.

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Late Quaternary stratigraphy, sedimentology, and history of the Jasper townsite area, Alberta, Canada. This review focuses on the depositional processes of late Quaternary sediments in the eastern Yellow Sea, an epicontinental sea with a flat and broad seafloor (less than m in water depth) and extensive tidal flats along the southeastern coast.

The Yellow Sea was subaerially exposed during the last glacial period when sea level was about m below the present level. Course requirements: Enrolment in a relevant PhD programme.

Students must have general understanding of glacial sedimentology and stratigraphy.

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The course is intended for PhD students in glacial and Quaternary geology, marine geology and physical geography. Students who have registered for or attended AG, AG, AG or AG will be given preference. Academic content: The. These aspects of the study of glacial and periglacial environments are also reasons why glaciated polar regions, mountain ranges, and their neighboring areas frontal, basal, or side parts of the glaciated area.

These phenomena and processes are the Dawson A.G. Ice Age Earth: Late Quaternary Geology and Climate, pp. London. In the early Quaternary, the basin depocentre is consistently observed towards the centre or western side of the basin, suggesting that this area was the area of maximum sediment input, and away from the type 2 troughs to the east (Fig.

Thus, it would be expected that lower sedimentation rates towards the east of the basin should limit the. This book is the first of three volumes in which the recent knowledge of the extent and chronology of Quaternary glaciations has been compiled on a global scale.

This information is seen as a fundamental requirement, not only for the glacial workers, but for the wider user-community of general Quaternary workers. In particular the need for accurate ice-front positions is a basic requirement. Field excursion guide book: eleventh International Congress on Sedimentology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, AugustLate Quaternary sedimentary environments of a glaciated area, Southern Ontario / P.F.

Karrow. Excursion 30A: Late Quaternary sedimentary environments, Southwestern British Columbia \/ by John. The continental margins surrounding the Norwegian-Greenland Sea are to a large degree shaped by processes during the late Quaternary. The paper gives an overview of the morphology and the processes responsible for the formation of three main groups of morphological features: slides, trough mouth fans and channels.

Several large late Quaternary slides have been identified on the eastern. Late Quaternary sedimentary processes and environment on the Norwegian-Greenland Sea continental margins (T.

Vorren, J.S. Laberg). Accretionary forced regressive shoreface sands of the Holocene-Recent Skagen Odde spit complex, Denmark-a possible outcrop analogue to fault-attached shoreface sandstone reservoirs (L.-H.

Nielsen, P.N. Johannessen). Glaciated Continental Margins Glaciated Continental Margins by Thomas A. Davies. Download it Glaciated Continental Margins books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. This book will be an invaluable resource for students, Quaternary scientists, glaciologists, marine geologists and geophysicists, geotechnical engineers, and.

The Late Quaternary (c. ,–10, BP) glacial history of the central west coast of Jameson Land, East Greenland, is reconstructed through glacial stratigraphical studies.

Seven major. Quaternary, in the geologic history of Earth, a unit of time within the Cenozoic Era, beginning 2, years ago and continuing to the present Quaternary has been characterized by several periods of glaciation (the “ice ages” of common lore), when ice sheets many kilometres thick have covered vast areas of the continents in temperate areas.

The Quaternary is the youngest geological period, beginning Ma ago and including the present day; it is therefore the only geological period that is continuously growing. During the first epoch of the Quaternary, the Pleistocene, extremely cold and warm conditions alternated, frequently over.

The sedimentary sequence represents conditions of a cool-water carbonate factory, which evidences that during the Marine Isotope Stage 2 (MIS2) the area was ice-free and very productive. The overall preservation of delicate skeletal remains such as bryozoans and.

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Variations in grain size, clay mineral composition, and stable isotopes (δ13C and δ15N) are closely linked to the sedimentary facies that reflect mineralogical and geochemical modification during the retreat and advance of the Larsen ice shelf.

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