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Integrated stratigraphy of the Kimmeridge Clay Formation (Upper Jurassic) based on exposures and boreholes in south Dorset, UK

Abstract:

For the purposes of a high-resolution multi-disciplinary study of the Upper Jurassic Kimmeridge Clay Formation, two boreholes were drilled at Swanworth Quarry and one at Metherhills, south Dorset, UK. Together, the cores represent the first complete section through the entire formation close to the type section. We present graphic logs that record the stratigraphy of the cores, and outline the complementary geophysical and analytical data sets (gamma ray, magnetic susceptibility, total organi...

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Morgans-Bell, HS More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
Weedon, GP More by this author
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Journal:
GEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE
Volume:
138
Issue:
5
Pages:
511-539
Publication date:
2001-09-05
ISSN:
0016-7568
URN:
uuid:cde1f250-f0a8-4829-b091-f8e14171482c
Source identifiers:
82132
Local pid:
pubs:82132
Language:
English

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