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Sedimentary Processes

Examples from Asia, Turkey and Nigeria

Edited by Gemma Aiello

Institute of Marine Sciences - National Research Council ISMAR-CNR

This book contains six chapters covering the sedimentary processes with examples from Asia, Turkey, and Nigeria. The book focuses on the geological characteristics, beach processes, coastal and lacustrine sedimentary archives, and the role of mangroves in controlling coastal sedimentation. In more detail, these topics are pertaining to the geological characteristics and the production response of a reservoir located offshore the Niger Delta (Nigeria), the coastal lacustrine geo-archives with the example of the Lake Bafa (Turkey), the sedimentary processes in the riparian zone of the Ruxi Tributary Channel (Three Gorges Reservoir, China), the beach morphological changes studied by means of a contour-line change model and finally, the role of the mangroves in controlling the sedimentary accretion of coastal and marine environments with the regional example of the south-eastern Asia.

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Sedimentary ProcessesExamples from Asia, Turkey and NigeriaEdited by Gemma Aiello

Published: May 27th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77582

ISBN: 978-1-78984-765-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-764-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-729-0

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Introductory Chapter: An Introduction to Sedimentary Processes - Examples from Asia, Turkey, and Nigeria

By Gemma Aiello

41

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2. Geologic Characteristics and Production Response of the N5.2 Reservoir, Shallow Offshore Niger Delta, Nigeria

By Prince Suka Momta

165

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3. “Geo-archives of a Coastal Lacustrine Eco-system”: Lake Bafa (Mediterranean Sea)

By Özlem Bulkan, Bilgehan Toksoy Ediş and M. Namık Çağatay

157

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4. Fingerprinting Sources of the Sediments Deposited in the Riparian Zone of the Ruxi Tributary Channel of the Three Gorges Reservoir (China)

By Zhonglin Shi, Dongchun Yan, Anbang Wen and Yongyan Wang

141

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5. A Long-Term Prediction of Beach Changes around River Delta using Contour-Line-Change Model

By Takaaki Uda, Shiho Miyahara, Toshiro San-nami and Masumi Serizawa

148

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6. The Role of Mangroves in Coastal and Estuarine Sedimentary Accretion in Southeast Asia

By Punarbasu Chaudhuri, Subhamita Chaudhuri and Raktima Ghosh

492

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