SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES

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SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Fluvial

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Fluvial

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Continental Environments Fluvial Silt, Sand, Clay Few fossils Point Bar

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Continental Environments Fluvial Silt, Sand, Clay Few fossils Point Bar

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Sediments highly variable, depends on energy of river

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Sediments highly variable, depends on energy of river

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Alluvial fans

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Alluvial fans

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Lakes or Lacustrine

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Lakes or Lacustrine

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Lakes or Lacustrine

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Lakes or Lacustrine

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Glacial

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Glacial

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Glacial

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Glacial

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Glacial Till Outwash

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Glacial Till Outwash

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Eolian

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Eolian

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Eolian

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Eolian

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Eolian Wind can move sediment Sand size or

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Terrestrial or Continental Environments Eolian Wind can move sediment Sand size or smaller Very well sorted

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Formed during or shortly after deposition Prior to lithification Can

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Formed during or shortly after deposition Prior to lithification Can be used to interpret environments "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" Henry David Thoreau November 1830

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Mudcracks

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Mudcracks

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Ripples Indicate direction Uni-directional = asymmetrical or current Bi-directional =

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Ripples Indicate direction Uni-directional = asymmetrical or current Bi-directional = symmetrical or oscillation Multi-directional = interference Found in shallow marine water and streams

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Ripples Oscillation Ripples Up direction?

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Ripples Oscillation Ripples Up direction?

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Ripples Current Ripples

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Ripples Current Ripples

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Ripples Interference Ripples

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Ripples Interference Ripples

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Cross-bedding or Cross-stratification

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Cross-bedding or Cross-stratification

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Cross-bedding or Cross-stratification Beds in which one set is inclined

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Cross-bedding or Cross-stratification Beds in which one set is inclined to others Advance of delta or dunes Current dominated environment Wind or water Slope of cross-bed can indicates current or prevailing wind direction

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Cross-bedding or Cross-stratification Tabular or Planar

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Cross-bedding or Cross-stratification Tabular or Planar

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Cross-bedding or Cross-stratification Trough

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Cross-bedding or Cross-stratification Trough

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Graded beds

SEDIMENTARY ARCHIVES Sedimentary Structures Graded beds