SEDIMENTOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY

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SEDIMENTOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY by Mind Map: SEDIMENTOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY

1. TRANSPORT MEDIA

1.1. GRAVITY

1.1.1. mass wasting

1.1.2. rock fall, taluses

1.2. WATER

1.2.1. river

1.2.2. lakes

1.2.3. oceans

1.2.4. estuaries

1.3. AIR

1.3.1. cross bedding

1.4. ICE

1.4.1. unsorted

1.4.2. unlayered

2. DEPOSITION

2.1. dropping of transported materials in new locations

2.2. FACTOR

2.2.1. particle size

2.2.2. particle shape

3. SORTING

3.1. VERTICAL

3.1.1. related to depth of water

3.1.2. deeper water, greater sorting

3.1.3. graded beds of sediment will formed

3.2. HORINZONTAL

3.2.1. velocity decrease

3.2.2. smallest particles will be carried the farthest

4. TRANSPORT MEDIA IN FLUID

4.1. rolling

4.2. saltation

4.3. suspension