Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorSeetharamaiah, J-
dc.contributor.authorSwamy, A S R-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractGrain size studies of surface sediments off Penner river shelf have been carried out. Though there is wide range in the sediment types, the shelf is predominantly occupied by sands. The inner shelf(< 20 m isobath) is composed of silty sands and clays, which are transported towards north by prevailing waves and currents from the fluvial source. Grain size parameters and C-M pattern suggest that the offshore coarse sediments are deposited from beach and shallow marine origin predominantly by rolling. Further the coarse sands are considered to be relict and represent a beach deposit; which may be the result of Flandrian (Holocene) transgression. The well preserved sands indicate that the existing hydrodynamic conditions on the inner outer shelf are strong enough neither to rework the sediments nor transport river contributed fine sediments. to the outer parts.en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJMS Vol.23(4) [December 1994]en_US
dc.titleTexture of inner shelf sediments off Penner river, east coast of Indiaen_US
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.23(4) [December 1994]

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
IJMS 23(4) 195-198.pdf286.41 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in NOPR are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.