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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.


(Geological Science) geology of or relating to sedimentology
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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.
These interpretations fit with sedimentologic, paleoecologic, taphonomic and ichnologic evidence for depth-related paleoenvironmental parameters.
Stable isotopes of oxygen and carbon and their application to sedimentologic and paleoenvironmental problems.
The different fabrics of tufa are studied microscopically to induce the main sedimentologic features and diagenesis.
2003: Biostratigraphic, sedimentologic, and chemostratigraphic study of the La Luna Formation (Late Turonian-Campanian) in the San Miguel and Las Hernandez sections, western Venezuela.
Intermontane Late PaleogeneNeogene basins of the Andes of Ecuador and Peru: sedimentologic and tectonic characteristics.
Addressing some of the many questions that remain concerning the phases of glaciation during the Late Paleozic ice age (LPIA), the nine articles of this collection explore either the sedimentologic, paleoenvironmnental and paleoclimatic aspects of the glacial events, or their paleobiologic aspects.
Sedimentologic development of a late Oligocene-Miocene forearc embayment, Valdivia basin complex, southern Chile: Sedimentary Geology, 130: 27-44
Sedimentologic Consequences of Convulsive Geologic Events: Geological Society of America, Special Paper 229, p.