Geochemical sediments and landscapes by David J. Nash, Sue J. McLaren

By David J. Nash, Sue J. McLaren

This cutting-edge quantity experiences either earlier paintings and present study, with contributions from the world over well-known specialists. The e-book is prepared into fourteen chapters and designed to include the whole variety of terrestrial geochemical sediments.

  • An updated and finished survey of analysis within the box of geochemical sediments and landscapes
  • Discusses the most duricrusts, together with calcrete, laterite and silcrete
  • Considers deposits brought on in quite a few springs, lakes, caves and near-coastal environments
  • Considers the diversity of recommendations utilized in the research of geochemical sediments, representing an important strengthen on past texts

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De Broekert, P. (Eds) Regolith Landscape Evolution Across Australia. Bentley, Western Australia: Cooperative Research Centre for Landscape Environments and Mineral Exploration, pp. 53–61. I. (1998) Rock Coatings. Amsterdam: Elsevier. , McDermott, F. F. (2006a) Modification and preservation of environmental signals in speleothems. Earth-Science Reviews 75, 105–153. , Baker, A. F. J. J. MCLAREN UK): implications for climate change studies. Journal of Hydrology 321, 213–231. M. (1988) Aeolianites and marine deposits of the Wahiba Sands: character and palaeoenvironments.

5–3-m-thick groundwater calcretes, producing sheet-like bodies, were preferentially developed in hanging-wall zones of half-grabens, whereas footwall fans were characterised by more dispersed sparry calcite cements. This partitioning was interpreted as reflecting the larger catchment areas of the hanging-wall fan, which is an order of magnitude larger than the footwall catchment area. Mack and Madoff (2005) have recently documented the lateral variability in the development of calcrete-bearing palaeosols in the same region, reflecting the effects of basin tilting and channel avulsion.

Los Angeles: University of California. Y. C. (Eds) (2005) Calcrete: Characteristics, Distribution and Use in Mineral Exploration. Perth, Western Australia: Cooperative Research Centre for Landscape Environments and Mineral Exploration. F. E. (2004) Factors controlling tufa deposition in natural waters at waterfall sites. Sedimentary Geology 166, 353–366. A. (2005) Regolith-landform mapping, the path to best practice. R. & de Broekert, P. (Eds) Regolith Landscape Evolution Across Australia. Bentley, Western Australia: Cooperative Research Centre for Landscape Environments and Mineral Exploration, pp.

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