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Living benthonic foraminifera of the south Texas shelf: temporal variations and associated ecologic and paleoecologic implications
Seasonal and monthly samples for living benthonlc foraminiferan analysis were taken from the south Texas outer continental shelf. The study area was bounded on the north by the entrance to Matagorda Bay, and on the south ...
Preliminary determination of the Radon-222 baseline in Houston, Tex.
Radon-222 is a naturally occurring radionuclide that is present in rocks, sediments, and soils in detectable quantities. The migration of radon-222 is promoted by nonreactive chemical properties and by a. 3.82 day half ...
Sedimentation in the north San Clemente basin, California continental borderland
Three broad sedimentary environments within the north San Clemente Basin have been defined. The south slope of San Clemente Island and the northernmost part of the San Clemente Basin receive predominantly siliciclastic ...
Environmental trace element geochemistry of sediments of the Buccaneer offshore oil and gas field: Factors controlling concentrations of trace elements in sediments
Sediments are a sensitive record of recent, as well as ancient, physical and chemical paleoenvironmental conditions. In the marine environment, sediments are the ultimate sink for all types of contaminants and, therefore, ...