8. Coastal and continental sabkhas of Barr Al Hikman, Sultanate of Oman

  1. Christopher G. St.C. Kendall5,
  2. Abdulrahman S. Alsharhan6,
  3. Ian Jarvis7 and
  4. Tom Stevens8
  1. Monique Mettraux1,
  2. Peter W. Homewood1,2,
  3. Andy Y. Kwarteng3 and
  4. Joerg Mattner4

Published Online: 31 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392326.ch8

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

Mettraux, M., Homewood, P. W., Kwarteng, A. Y. and Mattner, J. (2010) Coastal and continental sabkhas of Barr Al Hikman, Sultanate of Oman, 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 5

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

  2. 6

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

  3. 7

    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. 8

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geosolutions, 99bis rue d'Ossau, 64290 Gan, France

  2. 2

    Oman Geo-Consultants, PO Box 194, PC 134, Shatti Al-Qurum, Oman

  3. 3

    Remote Sensing and GIS Center, Sultan Qaboos University, PO Box 33, Al Khod, Oman

  4. 4

    GeoTech Consulting, PO Box 20393, Manama, Bahrain

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:

  • remote sensing;
  • continental sabkha;
  • soft-sediment;
  • geological substrate;
  • geomorphological analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Sabkhas of Barr Al Hikman

  • Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements