IGC Field Trip T374: Carbonate Environments and Sequences of Calcos Platform, with an Introductory Evaluation of South Florida

  1. Harold R. Wanless,
  2. Jeffrey J. Dravis,
  3. Lenore P. Tedesco and
  4. Victor Rossinsky Jr.

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118666791.ch1

Carbonate Environments and Sequences of Caicos Platform: Caicos, British West Indies to Miami, Florida, July 20-26, 1989

Carbonate Environments and Sequences of Caicos Platform: Caicos, British West Indies to Miami, Florida, July 20-26, 1989

How to Cite

Wanless, H. R., Dravis, J. J., Tedesco, L. P. and Rossinsky, V. (1989) IGC Field Trip T374: Carbonate Environments and Sequences of Calcos Platform, with an Introductory Evaluation of South Florida, in Carbonate Environments and Sequences of Caicos Platform: Caicos, British West Indies to Miami, Florida, July 20-26, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118666791.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905983

Online ISBN: 9781118666791

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Keywords:

  • Biogenic facies transformation;
  • Carbonate environments and Caicos Platform;
  • Holocene oolitic and skeletal strandplains;
  • Oolitic hardgrounds and stromatolites;
  • Oolitic sands and reefal margins;
  • Pleistocene Island Ridges;
  • Salinas and evaporite sedimentation;
  • South Florida and Miami-Caicos

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Summary of trip Stops

  • South Florida

  • Overflight Miami-Caicos

  • Caicos Platform

  • Calcos Tidal Flats

  • Biogenic Facies Transformation

  • Platform Interior and Southern Margin Environments

  • Oolitic Sands

  • Oolitic Hardgrounds and Stromatolites

  • Holocene Oolitic and Skeletal Strandplains

  • Pleistocene Island Ridges

  • Pleistocene Exposure Surfaces

  • Reefal Margins

  • Salinas and Evaporite Sedimentation

  • Reef to Ooid Sequences and Leeward Platform Margin Evolution: the Holocene and Pleistocene of West Caicos