Holocene Carbonate Sediments of Continental Shelves

  • R. N. Ginsburg
  • Noel P. James


Carbonate sediments occur on most modern continental shelves. Because the various skeletal and nonskeletal grains are not moved far from their environments of formation, their distribution is a reliable tool on continental shelves for interpreting the history of Holocene deposition.


Continental Shelf Great Barrier Reef Carbonate Sediment Benthic Foraminifera Carbonate Sand 
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