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Sediments

chemistry and toxicity of in-place pollutants

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Published by Lewis Publishers in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil pollution -- Congresses.,
  • Lake sediments -- Congresses.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Renato Baudo, John P. Giesy, Herbert Muntau.
    ContributionsBaudo, R., Giesy, John P., Muntau, Herbert., Istituto italiano di idrobiologia (Pallanza, Italy)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD878 .S43 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405 p. :
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1854370M
    ISBN 100873712528
    LC Control Number90006123

    The increased supply of sediments moves with the flowing water as suspended sediments, or is pushed across the streambed creating an unstable habitat, which can scour the bed. When the flow lessens sediments are deposited, changing the type of substrate, filling interstitial spaces, and covering plants, animals, and substrate with material.


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The processes occurring in surface marine sediments have a profound effect on the local and global cycling of many elements.

This graduate text presents the fundamentals of marine sediment geochemistry by examining the complex chemical, biological, and physical processes that contribute to the conversion of these sediments to rock, a process known as early by: Sediment is solid material that is moved and deposited in a new location.

Sediment can consist of rocks and minerals, as well as the remains of plants and animals. It can be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a boulder. Sediment moves from one place to another through the process of n is the removal and transportation of rock or soil.

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Sediment is a naturally occurring material that is broken down by processes of weathering and erosion, and is subsequently transported by the action of wind, water, or ice or by the force of gravity acting on the particles.

For example, sand and silt can be carried in suspension in river water and on reaching the sea bed deposited by buried, they may eventually become. Coastal sediments may result from the redistribution (due to waves, tides and currents) of the material supplied by rivers and/or eroded from rocks in the coastal area (both types form terrigenous clastic material) and/or from the production of bioclastic particles in the sea.

Sediment generated by these biotic processes are most commonly. Sediments are transported by water, wind, ice, or gravity.

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When a river is dammed and a reservoir is created, the sediments that used to flow along with the relatively fast-moving river water are, instead, deposited in the reservoir. This happens because the river water flowing through the reservoir moves too slowly to keep sediment suspended -- the sediment settles to the bottom of the reservoir.

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