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Walkden G Williams A Carbonate ramps and the PleistoceneRecent
Read J F Phanerozoic carbonate ramps from greenhouse transitional and icehouse
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aeolian Albian algae anhydrite Anisian areas beds benthic bioclastic bioherms biostromes bioturbated bivalves brachiopods bryozoans build-ups Burchette & Wright calcareous carbonate platforms carbonate production carbonate ramp carbonate sediments Cenomanian clastic continental corals crinoids cycles depositional systems depth Devonian dolomites dominated dunes erosion eustasy evaporites facies belts fauna Foraminifera foreland basin Formation formed Geological Society grains grainstones Gulf high-energy highstand Holocene inner ramp interpreted Jurassic lagoonal laminated Limestone lithofacies low-energy lower lowstand marine marls ments MF types micrite mid-ramp Miocene mud mounds mudstones Muschelkalk Nummulitic occur offshore ooids oolitic outcrops outer ramp packstones peloidal peritidal Petroleum Geologists Pleistocene progradation ramp facies rates reefs relative sea-level sabkha sand sandbodies sandstones sea-level changes sections sedi Sedimentary sequence stratigraphy shale shallow shallow-water shelf shoals shoreface siliciclastic skeletal slope storm subsidence surface systems tracts tectonic thick thin tidal transgressive Triassic Ullin Limestone units upper wackestone wave-base zone