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Examples of Beach-Shelf Profiles from Modern Environments

  • Hans-Erich Reineck
  • Indra Bir Singh
Part of the Springer Study Edition book series (SSE)

Abstract

In the following, some selected modern beachshelf profiles are described and discussed. Despite numerous papers on the coastal and continental shelf sediments of modern environments, there are only a few systematic detailed descriptions of such regions which can be used to make models for the environmental interpretation of ancient sediments. Particularly rare are papers giving systematic descriptions of sedimentary structures, i. e., primary bedding and bioturbation structures.

Keywords

Water Depth Barrier Island Tidal Inlet Swash Zone Wave Ripple 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-Erich Reineck
    • 1
  • Indra Bir Singh
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Meeresgeologie und MeeresbiologieSenckenberg-InstitutWilhelmshavenGermany
  2. 2.Department of GeologyLucknow UniversityLucknowIndia

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