Tufas and speleothems unravelling the microbial and physical controls by H. M. Pedley

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Statementedited by H. M. Pedley and M. Rogerson
SeriesGeological Society special publication -- 336, Geological Society special publication -- no. 336.
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LC ClassificationsQE471.15.C3 T84 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 362 p. :
Number of Pages362
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Open LibraryOL24482930M
ISBN 10186239301X
ISBN 109781862393011
LC Control Number2010459391
OCLC/WorldCa606765671

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This book should be useful to those making palaeoenvironmental reconstructions from such tufa (stream, lake and swamp carbonate) and speleothem (cave carbonate) petrography and geochemistry.

It could also be of interest to those studying early life and astrobiology, and to petroleum geologists exploring microbial carbonate reservoirs like those of the South Atlantic.5/5(1).

A diverse sample of interrelated research is presented that provides a tantalizing glimpse of the interplay between microbial, geochemical and physical processes that control the development of tufas and speleothems. Tufas and Speleothems: Unravelling the Microbial and Physical Controls will provide a cross-disciplinary platform that will stimulate further exchanges about new concepts, methodologies.

These systems cover a diverse range of topical research areas including tufas, speleothems, stromatolites and microbial processes. Progress by various international research groups has been impressive, with major contributions to such areas as climate change, absolute dating, carbon sequestration, and biofilm construction and precipitation.

This volume was conceived at a "Tufas and Speleothems" workshop organized around 'research in progress' which was held in the Geography Dept., University of Hull, UK, May It provides a cross-disciplinary platform that will stimulate further exchanges about new concepts, methodologies and interpretations associated with freshwater carbonates.

This book should be useful to those making palaeoenvironmental reconstructions from such tufa (stream, lake and swamp carbonate) and speleothem (cave carbonate) petrography and geochemistry.

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This book reconstructs climatic changes in deserts. Cornish speleothems and tufas, several of which are active, offer the opportunity to study the biological, geochemical and geological aspects of their development in a coastal environment. tufa/speleothems (Figure 1) on the cliffs and in sea caves of Cornwall where limestone beds are relatively sparse or absent.

Howie and Ealey () r eported the presence of tufa in Prussia. Tufas and Speleothems: Unravelling the Microbial and Physical Controls - Special Publication (Geological Society Special Publication) by P.

Pedley Format: Hardcover Change. Tufa is a variety of limestone formed when carbonate minerals precipitate out of ambient temperature water. Geothermally Tufas and speleothems book hot springs sometimes produce similar (but less porous) carbonate deposits, which are known as is sometimes referred to as Tufas and speleothems book travertine.

It should not be confused with hot spring (thermogene) travertine. ‰, respectively. These isotopic values are typical for fresh water tufa. The passive tufas give the 14C age in the range from to yr BP. According to the C age data, passive tufas are not older than Holocene.

The stable isotope composition is similar south European examples. Tufa and travertine are common carbonate deposits. The book then considers the causes and consequences of desertification and proposes four key conditions for achieving ecologically sustainable use of natural resources in arid and semi-arid areas.

Climate Change in Deserts is an invaluable reference for researchers and advanced students interested in the climate and geomorphology of deserts. A general review of the nature and classification of tufas is presented and the available literature is summarised.

An attempt is made to standardise the terminology currently in use and to distinguish clearly between ambient temperature deposits (tufas), thermal deposits (travertines) and speleothems.

Consideration is also presented of the physico-chemical and biological processes, often acting together, which are responsible for the precipitation of freshwater calcium carbonate within tufa.

"This book reconstructs climatic changes in deserts and their margins at a variety of scales in space and time.

It draws upon evidence from land and sea, including desert dunes, wind-blown dust, river and lake sediments, glacial moraines, plant and animal fossils, isotope geochemistry, speleothems, soils, and prehistoric archaeology. geological society special publication format description book 1 online resource vi p illustrations some col maps subjects speleothems tufas carbonates tufas and speleothems unravelling the microbial and physical controls special publication geological society special publication Posted By James MichenerPublic Library.

An example of the potential for missing climatic data is illustrated by likely differences in the record of storm events in speleothems of tropical versus subtropical locations. Frappier et al. document the passing of individual tropical cyclones using the oxygen isotope records in fast‐growing speleothems from Belize (Figure 4).

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Pedley and M. Rogerson. Article. Brasier, Alex, Dennis, Paul, Still, J, Parnell, John, Culwick, T, Brasier, Martin, Wacey, D, Bowden, S, Crook, Simon, Boyce, Adrian and Muirhead, D ( Woodhead, J., Pickering, R.

() Beyond ka: progress and prospects in the U-Pb chronology of speleothems, and their application to studies in palaeoclimate, human. Tufas and travertines are rare in Paleozoic and Mesozoic successions, but become frequent in the Cenozoic.

Nevertheless, the majority of recorded examples are Quaternary and Holocene (Waring, ; Pentecost, ; Ford and Pedley, ).The term “tufa” is recommended for the description of all ambient temperature freshwater carbonate deposits with “travertine”, an alternative name. Reconstructing climatic changes in deserts and their margins at a variety of scales in space and time, this book draws upon evidence from land and sea, including desert dunes, wind-blown dust, river and lake sediments, glacial moraines, plant and animal fossils, isotope geochemistry, speleothems, soils, and prehistoric archaeology.

This book reviews the state of the art of the Triassic timescale and includes comprehensive analyses of Triassic radio-isotopic ages, magnetostratigraphy, isotope-based and cyclostratigraphic correlations and timescale -relevant marine and non-marine Geological Society of LondonFounded inthe Geological Society of.

Book Author(s): Ian J. Fairchild variability during the last ∼90 ka of the southern and northern Levantine Basin as evident from marine records and speleothems. Palaeoclimatic records from stable isotopes in riverine tufas: synthesis and review. Earth‐Science Reviews, 75, 85 – ALEX BLEDSOE is the author of the Eddie LaCrosse novels (The Sword-Edged Blonde, Burn Me Deadly, Dark Jenny, and Wake of the Bloody Angel), the novels of the Tufa (The Hum and Shiver, Wisp of a Thing, Long Black Curl, and Chapel of Ease), and the Memphis Vampires (Blood Groove and Girls with Games of Blood).Bledsoe grew up in Memphis, Tennessee.

He now lives in Madison, Wisconsin. P. Pedley, M. Rogerson, Tufas and Speleothems: Unravelling the Microbial and Physical Controls, Geological Society of London, Tony Waltham, Great Caves of the World, Firefly Books, Emil Silvestru, The Cave Book, Master Books, Chapter in book. Baldini, J.U.L. Cave atmosphere controls on stalagmite growth rate and palaeoclimate records.

In Tufas and Speleothems: Unravelling the Microbial and Physical Quinif, Yves & Verheyden, Sophie (). Lead concentrations and isotope ratios in speleothems as proxies for atmospheric metal pollution since the industrial. Speleothems, what we commonly call as cave formations, are secondary mineral deposits formed in the ceiling, floor, and walls of a cave through flowing, dripping and seeping of water.

The most commonly occurring minerals are calcite, aragonite, and gypsum although many other minerals have been found in speleothems (White, ).

J.G. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval 2. Once the book is accepted, the Society Book Editors ensure that the volume. Reference to all or part of this book should be made in one of the following ways. Eds Tufas and ed water supply within 1 kilometre of their home and one-fifth of.

Tufas and travertines are formed in fluvial environments with a growth rate that can sometimes exceed in (2 cm) per year but is seldom smaller than in (2 mm) per year.

They build up barriers leading to the formation of shallow pools in which carbonate mud is deposited. Ernest P. (Tito) Vallejo (born 27 October ) is a Gibraltarian historian and former sergeant in the Gibraltar Regiment. He is known for his work with the Gibraltar Heritage Trust and serves as a guide in Gibraltar.

He published a Llanito dictionary in References. Other promising rocks include microbially induced sedimentary structures in siliciclastic sands, pyritic nodules, lake deposits, tufas, calcretes, speleothems, and lava flows. Conclusion The fossil record is critical to forming a proper appreciation of both the diversity and disparity of life.

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Pedley and M. Rogerson. The majority of these calcareous deposits in Cornwall, with the exception of some tufas and speleothems, were clearly not derived from within Cornwall itself but are largely the product of a regional offshore north-east Atlantic CaCO3 budget controlled by cyclical marine transgressions and regressions coupled with local climate factors.

Introduction. Tufas are essentially terrestrial CaCO 3 precipitated through CO 2 degassing from waters saturated with dissolved carbon dioxide and calcium bicarbonates at ambient temperature and under open-air conditions in streams, springs and lakes, mainly in karstic environments (Ford and Pedley, ; Capezzuoli et al., ).

Terms of tufa and travertine have various meanings/senses and.

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