Special Issue "Marine Sediments and Marine Environments"
A special issue of Geosciences (ISSN 2076-3263).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 May 2019).
Interests: marine depositional systems; grain-size analysis and techniques; habitat mapping; sedimentological and geochemical proxies; rare-earth elements as environmental proxies; heavy metal pollution recorded in sediments
Interests: sedimentary record in continental shelf, continental slope and basins; physical properties of marine sediments and submarine landslides; architecture of continental margins and sedimentary systems
The knowledge of sediment composition and processes of the different marine environments is the base for any marine geological study. The marine sedimentary record is highly dependent on the environmental conditions of the depositional area due to both the inputs and the sedimentary processes. Recent developments and availability in analytical procedures have promoted detailed studies on sediment properties applied to better characterize marine environments and their peculiarities.
This Special Issue is a good opportunity to publish recent challenges achieve in the studies of marine sediments and marine environments that let increasing the knowledge applied to interpretation and modelling of the marine processes and products. Therefore, the aim of this Special Issue of Geosciences is to cover the following subjects:
- Sediments and sedimentary processes in the continental margin.
- Late Pleistocene-Holocene marine records of different marine environments.
- Factors controlling marine sediments deposition and depositional environments.
- Facies analysis in recent marine environments.
- Mapping of marine sedimentary environments and related processes.
- Physical properties to characterize marine environments.
- Geochemistry of the sedimentary record as key features for interpreting marine environments.
- Numerical modelling in sedimentology applied to marine sedimentary environments.
- Sedimentary record of singular marine environments as mud volcanoes, pockmarks, carbonate mounds, seamounts, canyons, etc.
- Response of marine environments to climate change: sedimentary facies and depositional systems.
Dr. Nieves Lopez-Gonzalez
Dr. David Casas
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- Marine sediments
- Marine environments
- Sediment properties
- Sedimentary processes
- Marine sedimentary record
- Marine sedimentary facies