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Sedimentology

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Montana. (1)

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View Resource Revision of Middle Proterozic Yellowjacket Formation, Central Idaho, and Revision of Cretaceous Slim Sam Formation, Elkhorn Mountains Area, Montana

This paper deals with the Proterozoic Yellowjacket Formation in the Lemhi Range, Idaho. The stratigraphy, sedimentology, and structural history are described.

https://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/p1601/p1601.pdf
View Resource An Atlas of Speleothem Microfabrics

Dr. Bruce Railsback of the University of Georgia's Department of Geology provides this online Atlas of Speleothem Microfabrics. Here he presents petrographic or electron microscope images of most known microfabrics found in stalagmites, stalactites, flowstones, and other chemically precipitated cave deposits. Notes Railsback, "Variation in the mineralogy, shape, size, clarity, orientation, and...

http://www.gly.uga.edu/railsback/speleoatlas/SAindex1.html
View Resource The USGS Bedform Sedimentology Site

The USGS Bedform Sedimentology Site offers materials that are companions to the book: Cross-Bedding, Bedforms, and Paleocurrents, by D. M. Rubin of the USGS Pacific Science Center. Visitors can read an online version of the book, read about bedform initiation, view QuickTime and MPEG movies of bedforms and cross-bedding, download bedform simulation software, and find out how to identify...

https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/seds/
View Resource International Association of Sedimentologists

"The International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS) was founded in 1952 with the goal to promote the study of sedimentology and the interchange of research, particularly where international cooperation is desirable." The website provides visitors with the association's monthly newsletter, which discusses conferences, recent studies, workshops, and more. Students and educators can learn about...

https://www.sedimentologists.org/
View Resource USGS Suspended-Sediment Database

This USGS website provides daily and periodic sediment data mainly for hydrologists and geomorphologists. The database includes station metadata, drainage basin area, geographic parameters, data anomalies, streamflow discharge, suspended-sediment discharge, and more. Users can find maps of average concentration of suspended sediment and of the many gaging stations located all around the United...

https://cida.usgs.gov/sediment/
View Resource University of Minnesota: Sedimentology Group

The sedimentology group at the University of Minnesota presents its research in earthscape processes at this website. Visitors can find out about the goals, results, and publications of three main research areas: experimental stratigraphy and landscape evolution, theoretical sedimentology and stratigraphy, and river dynamics. The site offers downloads for many of the group's publications. Visitors...

https://www.esci.umn.edu/orgs/seds/
View Resource Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM)

The Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) "is dedicated to the dissemination of scientific information on sedimentology, stratigraphy, paleontology, environmental sciences, marine geology, hydrogeology, and many additional related specialties." The website presents the latest and upcoming meetings, workshops, and other events. Individuals can find newsletters of the many SEPM sections and...

https://www.sepm.org/Home