research product . 1999

Características estratigráficas y morfodinámicas de la franja litoral Caribe colombiana (Sector Barranquilla (Bocas de Ceniza) - Flecha de Galerazamba)

Molina-M., A.; Molina-M., C.; Giraldo-O., L.; Barrera-O., R.;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Jan 1999
  • Publisher: INVEMAR, Santa Marta (Colombia)
Abstract
The geologic (stratigraphic) and morphodynamic characteristics throughout 76 km of the coastal profile of the Colombian Caribbean, including those between Barranquilla (Bocas de Ceniza) and the spit of Galerazamba are described. The sections of the coast that have been affected by erosive events and those with sedimentary accretion are described. Some of them are associated to both natural and anthropic phenomena. Geologically, the coastal edge is defined by sedimentary rocks, weakly consolidated sediments and inconsolidated sediments, that include ages from the upper Paleocene to the Recent. From the point of view of the evaluation of the coast in terms of stab...
Subjects
free text keywords: Stratigraphy, Coastal zone, Erosion, Sedimentation, Stratigraphy, Erosion, Sedimentation
Communities
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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