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Depositional history of sediments in Legend and Weekes Lakes

Richard A. Bourbonniere

Depositional history of sediments in Legend and Weekes Lakes

geochronology and bulk parameters

by Richard A. Bourbonniere

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Published by Northern River Basins Study in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine sediments -- Alberta -- Weekes Lake.,
  • Marine sediments -- Alberta -- Legend Lake.,
  • Water quality -- Alberta -- Weekes Lake.,
  • Water quality -- Alberta -- Legend Lake.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for the Northern River Basins Study under projects 2113-B1 and 2113-C1 by Richard A. Bourbonniere and Sherry L. Telford and J. Bryan Kemper.
    SeriesNorthern River Basins Study project report -- no. 71
    ContributionsKemper, J. B., Telford, Sherry L., Northern River Basins Study (Canada)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD"387"A42"B68"1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20616439M
    ISBN 100662241428

    Although post-depositional remanent magnetization (PDRM) in deep-sea sediments appears to be acquired during the earliest stages of sediment compaction, the natural variability of the PDRM lock-in. A red or brown sedimentary rock formed by deposition on land. Any iron in the sediment was exposed to air and was oxidized, turning the sediment, and therefore the rock, red. A gray sedimentary rock formed by deposition in water (e.g. an ocean or a lake) where the sediment is not exposed to air, and iron in the sediment cannot be oxidized.

    lake basins. Major differences between lake and marine depositional systems include the following. • Lakes contain much smaller volumes of sediment and water; hence, lake systems are much more sensitive to changing accommodation and cli-mate. Lake levels vary more widely and rapidly than sea level— m in 15, yr is not uncom-. Carbonate-shelf evolution during the Oligocene to early Miocene: insights from shelf architecture, lithofacies, and depositional models of the Kujung Formation, offshore East Java, Indonesia Tidal estuarine deposits of the transgressive Naturita Formation (Dakota .

    Stream sediments, Lake sediments, Glacial (ice deposited) sediments, Eolian (wind deposited) sediments • The history of the Mississippi delta involves repeated switching of the main channel. Previous deltas are transportation and deposition of sediment. • Waves approaching a shore are bent, or refracted, so that. The water content of lake-sediment cores provides informative data for environmental reconstruction. In addition to its usefulness for between-core correlation, significant, nonlinear relationships between water content, organic matter and dry density measurements suggest that high resolution records of organic matter and bulk density in alpine lake sediments can be estimated indirectly.


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Orsted Institute at the University of Copenhagen in The work was sponsored by the International Association of Sedimentologists and the Societas Internationalis Limnologiae. These sediments accumulate in a wide range of environments in the proglacial region (the area in front of a glacier), most in fluvial environments, but some in lakes and the ocean.

Glaciofluvial sediments are similar to sediments deposited in normal fluvial environments, and are dominated by silt, sand, and gravel. The grains tend to be.

In lakes, tsunamis can erode the typically muddy lacustrine sediment and can transport the fine-grained fraction suspension load beyond the extent of sandy deposition (Kelsey et al.,Kempf et al., ).

Therefore tsunami deposits should be traceable throughout large parts of the Lake. Sediment traps were deployed for periods of 4−5 weeks between May and September at depths of and m in a 15 m deep, rural U.K. lake. Trap material was quantitatively analyzed for 14 PAH compounds, 43 PCB congeners, particle mass, and C and N contents.

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This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves. Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the accumulation or deposition of small particles and subsequent cementation of mineral or organic particles on the floor of oceans or other bodies of water at the Earth's surface.

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For example, sand and silt can be carried in suspension in river water and on reaching the sea bed deposited by buried, they may eventually become. 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.

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As the sediment settles larger, heavier, clasts settle first followed by the smaller, lighter clasts producing vertically sorted "graded" beds with large clasts on the bottom and finer clasts on top.The average rate of sediment deposition for both lakes during the period was about inch per year, or about acre-feet per year.

The rate during was about inch per year, or about acre-feet per year, reflecting the decreasing trend in sediment inflow. This is a reversal of a trend toward increasing.