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 (sĕd′ə-mən-tŏl′ə-jē, -mĕn-)
The science that deals with the description, classification, and origin of sedimentary rock.

sed′i·men′to·log′ic (-mĕn′tl-ŏj′ĭk), sed′i·men′to·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
sed′i·men·tol′o·gist n.
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(Geological Science) geology of or relating to sedimentology
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Western Eger rift (Czech Republic): a comparative geoelectric, sedimentologic and soil gas study of a magmatic diffuse C[O.sub.2]-degassing structure.
Except where this was not possible due to rock characteristics, samples were cut perpendicular to bedding in order to undertake studies of grain orientation and packing, grading and other sedimentologic properties.
Interpretations presented in this section are of necessity based on relationships among units hundreds to thousands of meters thick that are exposed over large parts of the basins in which they were deposited and, therefore, have the best chance to preserve original sedimentologic associations.
(1989): Seismic and sedimentologic features of Oxfordian-Kimmeridgian syn-rift sediments on the eastern margin of the Lusitanian Basin.
Alternatively, from detailed sedimentologic and geomorphic work on a sequence of beaches in northeastern Ohio, Totten (1985) proposed a regular sequence of lake-level fall, also known as the 'episodic' model (gray line, Fig.
Arthur.Stable isotopes of oxygen and carbon and their application to sedimentologic and paleoenvironmental problems.
We used various postassessment methods such as sedimentologic characterization of the coast, cross-section profiling, hydrogeochemical analysis of the soil and water, and cost estimation to characterize the shoreline of Carey Island for future mangrove rehabilitation projects.
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The different fabrics of tufa are studied microscopically to induce the main sedimentologic features and diagenesis.