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

DEFINITION
  • The part of a delta that is below the effective depth of wave erosion, lying beyond the delta front, and sloping gently down to the floor of the basin into which the delta is advancing and where clastic river sediment ceases to be a significant part of the basin-floor deposits; it is entirely below the water level.
DESCRIPTION
  • The part of a delta that is below the effective depth of wave erosion, lying beyond the delta front, and sloping gently down to the floor of the basin into which the delta is advancing and where clastic river sediment ceases to be a significant part of the basin-floor deposits; it is entirely below the water level.
IDENTIFIER
  • prodeltaSetting
TITLE
  • prodelta setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/prodeltaSetting
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Event Environment