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

DEFINITION
  • A shallow submerged plateau separated from continental landmasses, on which high biological carbonate production rates produce enough sediment to maintain the platform surface near sea level. Grades into atoll as area becomes smaller and ringing coral reefs become more prominent part of the setting.
DESCRIPTION
  • A shallow submerged plateau separated from continental landmasses, on which high biological carbonate production rates produce enough sediment to maintain the platform surface near sea level. Grades into atoll as area becomes smaller and ringing coral reefs become more prominent part of the setting.
IDENTIFIER
  • marineCarbonatePlatformSetting
TITLE
  • marine carbonate platform setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/marineCarbonatePlatformSetting
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