Quaternary Sedimentation Processes in the South China Basin as Revealed by Echo-Character Mapping and Piston-Core Studies

  1. Dennis E. Hayes
  1. John E. Damuth

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM023p0105

The Tectonic and Geologic Evolution of Southeast Asian Seas and Islands

The Tectonic and Geologic Evolution of Southeast Asian Seas and Islands

How to Cite

Damuth, J. E. (1980) Quaternary Sedimentation Processes in the South China Basin as Revealed by Echo-Character Mapping and Piston-Core Studies, in The Tectonic and Geologic Evolution of Southeast Asian Seas and Islands (ed D. E. Hayes), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM023p0105

Author Information

  1. Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, New York 10964

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900230

Online ISBN: 9781118663790

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Keywords:

  • Echo;
  • Holocene;
  • Piston Cores;
  • Sedimentation processes;
  • Sediment waves;
  • Seismic reflection profiles;
  • South China Basin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Echo Character: Distribution and Relationship to Sedimentation Processes

  • Quaternary Sediments and Depositional Processes

  • Conclusions