Provenance and depositional environments of Quaternary sediments from the western North Sea Basin

@inproceedings{Davies2011ProvenanceAD,
  title={Provenance and depositional environments of Quaternary sediments from the western North Sea Basin},
  author={Bethan J. V. Davies and Davies H. Roberts and David R. Bridgland and Colm {\'O} Cofaigh and James B. Riding},
  year={2011}
}
As the majority of the data on Quaternary sediments from the North Sea Basin are seismostratigraphical, we analysed the Elsterian Swarte Bank Formation, the Late Saalian Fisher Formation and the Late Weichselian (Dimlington Stadial) Bolders Bank Formation in order to determine genesis and provenance. The Swarte Bank Formation is a subglacial till containing palynomorphs from the Moray Forth and the northeastern North Sea, and metamorphic heavy minerals from the Scottish Highlands. The Fisher… CONTINUE READING
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