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Neritic Sedimentary Facies

  • Noel P. James
  • Yvonne Bone
Chapter

Abstract

Understanding this vast depositional realm has been a protracted study. As each new sector of the continental margin was documented, the new findings necessitated re-evaluation of previous interpretations. This chapter is the result of a total re-study of all bottom samples acquired since 1989 and their placement in a facies scheme that is applicable to the entire continental margin.

Keywords

Benthic Foraminifera Benthic Foraminifer Recent Carbonate Planktic Foraminifer Infaunal Bivalve 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geological Sciences and Geological EngineeringQueen’s University, KingstonKingstonCanada
  2. 2.School of Earth & Environmental SciencesUniversity of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia

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