Accession Number : AD0614327

Title :   VARVED MARINE SEDIMENTS IN A STAGNANT FJORD,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE

Personal Author(s) : Gross,M. Grant ; gucluer,Sevket M. ; Creager,Joe S. ; Dawson,William A.

Report Date : 07 JUN 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : Varved sediments, containing planktonic marine diatoms, occur in Saanich Inlet, British Columbia. An olive-gray lamina, rich in opal, apparently forms during the bloom of Skeletonema costatum in the spring or summer, after which an olive-black lamina is deposited. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MARINE GEOLOGY, BRITISH COLUMBIA), (*OCEANOGRAPHY, SEDIMENTATION), GEOCHEMISTRY, AQUATIC ANIMALS, WELL LOGGING, GEOLOGIC AGE DETERMINATION, X RAY DIFFRACTION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE