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Sediment

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Soft sediment deformation in sandstone and shale, Bolt Mountain

Two nice new examples of soft sediment deformation structures in Pennsylvanian-aged clastic sedimentary rocks from West Virginia.

The Epic Park In New Jersey Where You Can Take Home 100-Million-Year-Old Fossils For Free

Shark teeth are most common but you'll also find vertebrae, cephalopod fossils, and more.

Make sediment jars to learn about dirt. This is a fun introduction to soil science for kids.

Lean about what dirt is made of by creating sediment jars. This easy science project goes well with the book Dirt: The Scoop on Soil.

kodiak

The Friday fold is a seaside outcrop of soft sediment deformation (not post-lithification tectonic deformation) on Kodiak Island, Alaska.

Strata sediments in Salta, Argentina | Geology IN

Each layer is generally one of a number of parallel layers that lie one upon another, laid down by natural processes. They may extend over hundreds of thousands of square kilometers of the Earth's surface.

Ages for the ice cores are usually tied to the ages uniformitarian scientists assign to deep seafloor sediments. Why is this significant? https://www.icr.org/article/10385

Ages for the ice cores are usually tied to the ages uniformitarian scientists assign to deep seafloor sediments. Why is this significant? https://www.icr.org/article/10385

A different photo of that #spectacular #outcrop #slump. #Sedimentology meets #structural #geology. See Marco et al for more

“A different photo of that #spectacular #outcrop #slump. #Sedimentology meets #structural #geology. See Marco et al for more”

“The coming of Europeans is reflected in the now grayish-brown cores, which show a good deal more ragweed and goosefoot and less pine, oak, chestnut: the forests are being cleared to make way for farms and roads, to provide wood for ships and houses, for fuel in winter… The hills and mountains were all but denuded, reflected in the cores by less organic sediment (less forest) and more inorganic (sand, silt, clay).”

A writer and a scientist trace the deep history of a marsh on the Hudson River, from the Medieval Warm Period to the Little Ice Age and from the industrial era to our problematic present.