2. An historical review of the Quaternary sedimentology of the Gulf (Arabian/Persian Gulf) and its geological impact

  1. Christopher G. St.C. Kendall2,
  2. Abdulrahman S. Alsharhan3,
  3. Ian Jarvis4 and
  4. Tom Stevens5
  1. Graham Evans

Published Online: 31 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392326.ch2

Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman

Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman

How to Cite

Evans, G. (2010) An historical review of the Quaternary sedimentology of the Gulf (Arabian/Persian Gulf) and its geological impact, in Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman (eds C. G. St.C. Kendall, A. S. Alsharhan, I. Jarvis and T. Stevens), John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444392326.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 USA

  2. 3

    Faculty of Science, UAE University, P.O. Box 17551, Al-Ain United Arab Emirates

  3. 4

    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

  4. 5

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Ocean and Earth Sciences, National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton Waterfront Campus, European Way, Southampton, SO14 3ZH

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444339109

Online ISBN: 9781444392326

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Keywords:

  • evaporite sediments;
  • dolomitization;
  • anhydrite;
  • geological impact;
  • carbonate evaporate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Tigris-Euphrates-Karun Delta

  • The Iranian Trough and Its Sediments

  • The Arabian Shelf

  • Coastal Geomorphology and Facies Patterns

  • Summary of the Significance of the Arabian Gulf Studies

  • Acknowledgements