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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The science that deals with the description, classification, and origin of sedimentary rock.

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  • n. The study of natural sediments and of the processes by which they are formed

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Examples

  • My interests include sedimentology, stratigraphy, and diagenesis - with an emphasis on deserts.

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  • Her broad experience beyond Environmental Science includes biology and geology, marine mammals, sedimentology and organic geochemistry.

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  • While most of my geologic interests centered around sedimentology and stratigraphy studying sedimentary rocks, and interpreting the conditions in which they were laid down, respectively, there are some parallels with studying igneous rocks and the larger structures that are formed in the presence of volcanoes.

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  • Long-term research into palaeontology, geology, sedimentology and palaeobotany is ongoing, particularly in the fossil beds, which are the most extensive in Canada.

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  • As indicated in Fig. 16.13, erosion rates are dependent on environmental forcing, sedimentology, geocryology, geochemistry, and anthropogenic disturbance of the coastline.

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  • We are seeking an outstanding individual with expertise in broad areas of sedimentology/stratigraphy and basin analysis.

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  • Some of the references in the attached list aren't strictly dinosaurs concerning, say, temnospondyl amphibians, crocodylomorphs, mammals, anatomy, physiology, sedimentology, etc.; mostly I try and collect things that are relevant to Mesozoic terrestrial ecosystems, focusing on dinosaurs and their associated biotas and environments. ...

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  • Primary responsibilities will include teaching courses in paleontology, sedimentology/stratigraphy, and historical geology as well as sharing in the introductory course.

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  • We seek a broadly trained earth scientist with an established record of excellence in teaching and research in the general areas of paleontology and sedimentology/stratigraphy, with a sincere interest in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting.

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  • Late Pleistocene sedimentology, taphonomy and megafauna extinction on the Darling Downs, southeastern Queensland.

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