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PREFERRED TERM
carbonate shelf setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • A type of carbonate platform that is attached to a continental landmass and a region of sedimentation that is analogous to shelf environments for terrigenous clastic deposition. A carbonate shelf may receive some supply of material from the adjacent landmass.
DESCRIPTION
  • A type of carbonate platform that is attached to a continental landmass and a region of sedimentation that is analogous to shelf environments for terrigenous clastic deposition. A carbonate shelf may receive some supply of material from the adjacent landmass.
IDENTIFIER
  • carbonateShelfSetting
TITLE
  • carbonate shelf setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/carbonateShelfSetting
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