Chapter 5. Marine to Continental Transition

  1. A. E. Mather2,
  2. J. M. Martín3,
  3. A. M. Harvey4 and
  4. J. C. Braga3
  1. Anne E. Mather2 and
  2. Martin Stokes1

Published Online: 17 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300604.ch5

A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain

A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain

How to Cite

Mather, A. E. and Stokes, M. (2001) Marine to Continental Transition, in A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain (eds A. E. Mather, J. M. Martín, A. M. Harvey and J. C. Braga), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300604.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

  2. 3

    Departamento de Estratigrafía y Paleontología, Universidad de Granada, Campus Fuentenueva, 18002 Granada, Spain

  3. 4

    Department of Geography, Roxby Building, University of Liverpool, Liverpool PO Box 147, L69 3BX, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059195

Online ISBN: 9781444300604

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Keywords:

  • top of the Cariatiz Formation in the Sorbas Basin having yellow, basin-wide marine unit;
  • Late Pliocene Gilbert-type fan-deltas of the Vera Basin;
  • Messinian–Pliocene the Sorbas Basin continental sediments were affected by two basin-wide brackish water lacustrine incursions;
  • Sorbas Basin - alluvial-fan and braided-river sedimentation;
  • Río Jauro alluvial-fan sedimentology;
  • Messinian Salinity Crisis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Excursion: Late Pliocene Gilbert-type fan-deltas of the Vera Basin (one day)

  • Excursion: Mio-Pliocene marine to continental transition of the Sorbas Basin (one day)

  • Excursion: Plio-Pleistocene alluvial environments of the Sorbas and Vera Basins (one day)