L16_Humid Tidal Flats_Key

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Lab 16: Humid Tidal Flats (Key) I. Hand Sample Classification and Depositional Environments 1. cryptoalgal boundstone – tidal flat 2. gastropod and bivalve wackestone – ponds, subtidal 3. intraclast packstone with algal boundstone on top – inter tidal flat, supra tidal 4. ooid grainstone – channel or right at beach 5. bivalve packstone - subtidal 6. peloidal packstone (mudstone?) - subtidal 7. bivalve wackestone to packstone - subtidal 8. mudstone (bioturbated) – pond, subtidal
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Unformatted text preview: Figure 2 p. 115 – relative elevation of surface HWS-MHW: 1, 3 MTL-LWS: 7, 5, 8, 2, 6 LWS (below): 4 II. Vertical Profile – Fig. 5 p. 118 -If use some vertical exaggeration, will see Andros as an island with steeper slope to right and less steep slope to left. III. Forwards Modelling – p. 120 -At a progradation rate of 500 m / my, drawing timelines every 30 my results should step out the facies 15,000 m. -The main point is for them to understand that the layers are diachronous....
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