A Re-Evaluation of Facies on Great Bahama Bank II: Variations in the δ13C, δ18O and Mineralogy of Surface Sediments

  1. Peter K. Swart,
  2. Gregor P. Eberli,
  3. Judith A. McKenzie,
  4. Ian Jarvis Series Editor5 and
  5. Tom Stevens Series Co-Editor6
  1. Peter K. Swart1,
  2. John J.G. Reijmer2,3,† and
  3. Robert Otto1

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312065.ch4

Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg

Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg

How to Cite

Swart, P. K., Reijmer, J. J.G. and Otto, R. (2009) A Re-Evaluation of Facies on Great Bahama Bank II: Variations in the δ13C, δ18O and Mineralogy of Surface Sediments, in Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg (eds P. K. Swart, G. P. Eberli, J. A. McKenzie, I. Jarvis and T. Stevens), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312065.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 5

    School of Geography, Geology and the Environment Centre for Earth and Environmental Science Research Kingston University, London Penrhyn Road Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE UK

  2. 6

    Department of Geography Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Marine Geology and Geophysics, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149, USA

  2. 2

    IFM-GEOMAR, Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften, Dienstgebäude Ostufer, Wischhofstr. 1–3, D-24148 Kiel, Germany

  3. 3

    Centre de Sédimentologie-Paléontologie, FRE CNRS 2761 “Géologie des Systèmes Carbonatés”, Université de Provence (Aix-Marseille I), 3, place Victor Hugo, Case 67, F13331 Marseille Cédex 3, France

  1. Vrije Universiteit, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences (FALW), De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405193801

Online ISBN: 9781444312065

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Keywords:

  • stable isotope;
  • shallow-water carbonates;
  • Bahamas;
  • grain-size;
  • carbonate platforms;
  • salinity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Samples

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Relationships on Great Bahama Bank

  • Relationships between δ13C and δ18O

  • Implications for Carbon Isotope Stratigraphy

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements