aeolian deposits

aeolian deposits

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(Geological Science) geology sediments, such as loess, made up of windblown grains of sand or dust
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The aeolian deposits could have been affected by tides, as reported in other modern and ancient environments with tidal-aeolian interactions (e.
Aeolian deposits post date the strandlines, and 14 new ages (Table 1) are included to compare with previously collected OSL ages (Campbell et al.
Peter Sandstone of the midwestem United States that formed as coastal aeolian deposits (Mazzullo and Ehrlich, 1983) and marine offshore and shoreface deposits that were reworked by aeolian processes (Winfree, 1983).
In Latvia, soils with sandy soil texture are mainly related to the Baltic Ice Lake and Litorina Sea, aeolian deposits, and glacioaquatic (glacio-fluvial and glaciolacustrine) deposits, where Podzols and Arenosols are the dominant soils.
For the purpose of this research, strong subsoil is defined as material that has formed in colluvial, alluvial, or aeolian deposits which has been compacted or indurated in situ within a soil profile (Northcote 1974).
Widespread dune and other aeolian deposits along the lowlands adjacent to the Beaufort Sea (Carter, 1981; Hill and Nadeau, 1984; Vincent, 1989; Dallimore et al.
The extensive aeolian deposits of different geological eras bear rich information on the aeolian processes in the geological past (Dong 1983).
In the western part of the Germanic basin, the sedimentation is characterized by braided fluvial systems passing laterally, toward the central part, into more or less ephemeral lakes (Richter-Bernburg, 1974; Rohling, 1991; Aigner and Bachmann, 1992; van der Zwan and Spaak, 1992; Geluk, 2005) and aeolian deposits (Clemmensen, 1979; Ulicny, 2004).
Secondary calcareous deposits have been commonly associated with aeolian deposits across south-eastern Australia (Page et al.
Aeolian deposits can cause problems with the remote sensing of regolith materials.
1988) investigated soil development on granitic rocks in southeastern Australia and suggested that possibly 20% of the surface soil horizons at Sutton and Bemboka may have originated as aeolian deposits.