Hybrid Event Bed Character Across the Clare Shale - Basal Ross Formation Contact, Western Ireland - New Insight from Behind-Outcrop Cores

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Title: Hybrid Event Bed Character Across the Clare Shale - Basal Ross Formation Contact, Western Ireland - New Insight from Behind-Outcrop Cores
Authors: Obradors-Latre, Arnau
Pierce, Colm
Haughton, Peter D. W.
Shannon, Patrick M.
et al.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7722
Date: 22-Dec-2014
Abstract: A recent behind - outcrop drilling program targeting the Ross Formation has focussed on the Loop Head peninsula in west Clare. This has provided a fully-cored composite Ross section (490 m thick) that underpins a new understanding of bed-scale variability and the vertical evolution of the system . The work programme h as now been broadened to include the key Ballybunion section on the south side of the Shannon which sits obliquely down-dip (to the east) of Loop Head (c. 18 km away).
Type of material: Conference Publication
Keywords: Ross FormationBallybunionCore samples
Other versions: http://www.bgs.ac.uk/news/events/bsrg/home.html
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: British Sedimentological Research Group (BSRG) AGM, Nottingham, UK, 21 - 22 December 2014
Appears in Collections:Earth Sciences Research Collection

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