Preferred Citation: . The Oceans, Their Physics, Chemistry, and General Biology. New York:  Prentice-Hall,  c1942 1942.

Marine Sedimentation



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Correns, Carl W.1939. Pelagic sediments of the North Atlantic Ocean. p. 373–395 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Correns, Carl W. et al. 1937. “Die Sedimente des äquatorialne Atlantischen Ozeans. Deutsche Atlantische Exped” . Meteor1925–1927, Wiss. Erg., Bd. III, 3. Teil, 298 pp., 1937.

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Dietz, R. S., K. O. Emery, and F. P. Shepard. 1942. “Phosphorite deposits on the sea floor off southern California” . Geol. Soc. Amer., Bull., v. 53, p. 815–848, 1942.

Emery, K. O., and Roger Revelle. 1942. “Barite concretions from the ocean floor” . Geol. Soc. Amer. (in press).

Emery, K. O., and R. H. Tschudy. 1941. “Transportation of rock by kelp” . Geol. Soc. Amer., Bull., v. 52, p. 855–862, 1941.

Evans, Robley D., and A. F. Kip. 1938. “The radium content of marine sediments from the East Indies, the Philippines, and Japan, and of the Mesozoic fossil clays of the East Indies” . Amer. Jour. Sci., v. 36, p. 321–336, 1938.

Evans, Robley D., A. F. Kip, and E. G. Moberg. 1938. “The radium and radon content of Pacific Ocean water, life, and sediments” . Amer. Jour. Sci., v. 36, p. 241–259, 1938.

Fleming, Richard H., and Roger Revelle. 1939. Physical processes in the ocean. p. 48–141 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

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Föyn, Ernst, B. Karlik, H. Pettersson, and E. Rona. 1939. “The radioactivity of seawater” . Oceanografiska Inst. Göteborg (Göteborgs K. Vetensk … Handlingar, 5, Ser. B), Meddelanden, N.S., 44 pp., 1939.

Galliher, E. Wayne. 1933. “The sulfur cycle in sediments” . Jour. Sedimentary Petrol., v. 3, p. 51–63, 1933.


Galliher, E. Wayne. 1935a. “Glauconite genesis” . Geol. Soc. Amer., Bull., v. 46, p. 1351–1366, 1935.

Galliher, E. Wayne. 1935b. “Geology of glauconite” . Amer. Assn. Petrol. Geol., Bull., v. 19, p. 1569–1601, 1935.

Galliher, E. Wayne. 1939. Biotite-glauconite transformation and associated minerals. p. 513–515 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Goldschmidt, V. M.1933. “Grundlagen der quantitativen Geochemie” . Fortschritte d. Mineral., Kristal., und Petrographie, v. 17, p. 112–156, 1933.

Grim, Ralph E.1939. Properites of clay. p. 466–495 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Gripenberg, Stina. 1934. “A study of the sediments of the North Baltic and adjoining seas” . Fennia 60, No. 3, 231 pp., Helsingfors, 1934.

Gripenberg, Stina. 1939a. Sediments of the Baltic sea. p. 298–321 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Gripenberg, Stina. 1939b. Mechanical analysis. p. 532–557 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Hadding, Assar. 1932. “The pre-quaternary sedimentary rocks of Sweden” . IV. Glauconite and glauconitic rocks. Lunds Geol. Mineralogiska Institution, Medd. Nr. 51, 175 pp., 1932. Lund.

Häntzschel, Walter. 1939. Tidal flat deposits (Wattenschlick). p. 195–206 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Hewitt, L. F.1937. Oxidation-reduction potentials in bacteriology and biochemistry. 4th ed. London Country Council, no. 3200, 101 pp., 1937.

Hjulström, Filip. 1939. Transportation of detritus by moving water. p. 5–31 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Hough, J. L.1940. “Sediments of Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts” . Jour. Sedimentary Petrol, v. 10, p. 19–32, 1940.

Johnson, Douglas W.1919. Shore processes and shoreline development. New York, John Wiley and Sons, 584 pp., 1919.

Kelley, W. P.1939. Base exchange in relation to sediments. p. 454–465 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Kelley, W. P., and G. F. Liebig, Jr.1934. “Base exchange in relation to composition of clay with special reference to effect of sea water” . Amer. Assn. Petrol. Geol., Bull., v. 18, p. 358–367, 1934.

Krumbein, W. C.1939. Graphic presentation and statistical analysis of sedimentary data. p. 558–591 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Krumbein, W. C., and F. J. Pettijohn. 1938. Manual of sedimentary petrography. New York, D. Appleton-Century Co., 549 pp., 1938.

Kuenen, Ph. H.1937. “On the total amount of sedimentation in the deep sea” . Amer. Jour. Sci., v. 34, p. 457–468, 1937.

Kuenen, Ph. H.1941. “Geochemical calculations concerning the total mass of sediments in the earth” . Amer. Jour. Sci., v. 39, p. 161–190, 1941.

Martens, James H. C.1939. Beaches. p. 207–218 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Mehmel, Martin. 1939. Application of X-ray methods to the investigation of recent sediments. p. 616–630 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Moore, Hilary B.1931. “The muds of the Clyde Sea area. III. Chemical and physical conditions; rate and nature of sedimentation; and fauna” . Marine Biol. Assn. U. K., Jour., v. 17, p. 325–358, 1931.

Moore, Hilary B.1939. Faecal pellets in relation to marine deposits. p. 516–524 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.


Murata, K. J.1939. “Exchangeable manganese in river and ocean muds” . Amer. Jour. Sci., v. 37, p. 725–735, 1939.

Murray, Sir John, and James Chumley. 1924. “The deep-sea deposits of the Atlantic Ocean” . Royal Soc. Edinburgh, Trans., v. 54, pt. 1, 252 pp., 1924.

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Prandtl, L.1932. “Meteorologische Anwendungen der Strömungslehre” . Beiträge z. Physik d. freien Atmosphäre, Bd. 19, Leipzig, 1932.

Pratje, Otto. 1939a. “Sediments of South Atlantic Ocean” . Amer. Assn. Petrol. Geol., Bull., v. 23, p. 1666–1672, 1939.

Pratje, Otto. 1939b. “Die Sedimente des Südatlantischen Ozeans” . 2. Lief. Die Untersuchungsergebnisse nach Stationen geordnet. Deutsche Atlantische Exped.Meteor1925–1927, Wiss. Erg., Bd. III, 2. Teil, 2. Lief., p. 57–171, 1939.

Radczewski, O. E.1939. Eolian deposits in marine sediments. p. 496–502 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Revelle, Roger. 1936. “Marine bottom samples collected in the Pacific Ocean by the Carnegie on its seventh cruise” . Dissertation submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in oceanography, Univ. of Calif., 317 ms. pp., 1936. (In Press, Carnegie Inst. Washington, Dept. Terr. Magnetism.)

Revelle, Roger, and F. P. Shepard. 1939. Sediments off the California coast. p. 245–282 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Ridgway, Robert. 1912. Color standards and color nomenclature. Washington, D. C., publ'd by the author, 43 pp., 53 colored pls., 1912.

Rouse, Hunter. 1938. Fluid mechanics for hydraulic engineers. New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 422 pp., 1938.

Russell, R. Dana. 1939. Effects of transportation on sedimentary particles. p. 32–47 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Russell, Richard J., and R. Dana Russell. 1939. Mississippi river delta sedimentation. p. 153–177 in Trask (ed., Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Schalk, Marshall. 1938. “A textural study of the outer beach of Cape Cod, Massachusetts” . Jour. Sedimentary Petrol., v. 8, p. 41–54, 1938.

Schott, Gerhard. 1935. “Geographie des Indischen und Stillen Ozeans” . Deutsche Seewarte, Hamburg, 413 pp., 1935.

Schott, Wolfgang. 1937. Die Foraminiferen in dem äquatorialen Teil des Atlantischen Ozeans. p. 43–134 in Correns et al, 1937, which see above.

Schott, Wolfgang. 1939a. Deep-sea sediments of the Indian Ocean. p. 396–408 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Schott, Wolfgang. 1939b. Rate of sedimentation of recent deep-sea sediments. p. 409–415 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.


Schuchert, Charles. 1931. “Geochronology, or The age of the earth on the basis of sediments and life” . p. 10–64 in Physics of the earth, v. 4, Age of the earth. Nat. Research Council, 80, 1931.

Shepard, Francis P., and E. C. La Fond. 1940. “Sand movements along the Scripps Institution pier” . Amer. Jour. Sci., v. 38, p. 272–285, 1940.

Shepard, Francis P., and G. A. MacDonald. 1938. “Sediments of Santa Monica Bay, California” . Amer. Assn. Petrol. Geol., v. 22, p. 201–216, 1938.

Shepard, Francis P., K. O. Emery, and E. C. La Fond. 1941. “Rip currents: a process of geological importance” . Jour. Geol., v. 49, p. 337–369, 1941.

Smith, C. L.1940. “The Great Bahama Bank. II. Calcium carbonate precipitation” . Jour. Marine Research, v. 3, p. 171–189, 1940.

Stetson, Henry C.1938. The sediments of the continental shelf off the eastern coast of the United States. Papers in Physical Oceangr. and Meteorol., v. 4, no. 4, 48 pp., 1938.

Stetson, Henry C.1939. Summary of sedimentary conditions on the continental shelf off the east coast of the United States. p. 230–244 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Ström, Kaare M.1936. “Landlocked waters. Hydrography and bottom deposits in badly-ventilated Norwegian fjords with remarks upon sedimentation under anaërobic conditions” . Norske Vidensk. Akad. i Oslo, Skirfter, I. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse, no. 7, 85 pp., 1936.

Ström, Kaare M.1939. Landlocked waters and the deposition of black muds. p. 356–372 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Sverdrup, H. U., and Staff. 1941. “Research in physical oceanography and submarine geology at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography during April, 1940, to April, 1941” . Amer. Geophys. Un., Trans., p. 490–494, 1941.

Takahashi, Jun-ichi. 1939. Synopsis of glauconitization. p. 503–512 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Thompson, Warren O.1937. “Original structures of beaches, bars, and dunes” . Geol. Soc. Amer., Bull., v. 48, p. 723–752, 1937.

Throp, Eldon M.1931. “Descriptions of deep-sea bottom samples from the western North Atlantic and the Caribbean Sea” . Scripps Inst. Oceanogr., Bull., v. 3, p. 1–31, 1931.

Trask, Parker D.1932. “Origin and environment of source sediments of petroleum” . Houston, Amer. Petrol. Inst., Gulf Publ. Co., 323 pp., 1932.

Trask, Parker D.1937. “Relation of salinity to the calcium carbonate content of marine sediments” . U. S. Geol. Survey, Prof. Paper 186, p. 273–299, 1937.

Trask, Parker D.1939. Organic content of recent marine sediments. p. 428–453 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

Trask, Parker D. (ed.)1939. “Recent marine sediments” . Tulsa, Amer. Assn. Petrol. Geol., 736 pp., 1939.

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Twenhofel, William H.1932. Treatise on sedimentation. 2nd ed., completely revised. Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins Co., 926 pp., 1932.

Twenhofel, William H.1939. Principles of sedimentation. New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 610 pp., 1939.

U. S. Beach Erosion Board. 1933. Interim report. Washington, D. C., U. S. Army, Office of Chief of Engineers, mimeographed, 1933.

Urry, W. D., and C. S. Piggot. 1942. “Radioactivity of ocean sediments. V. Concentration of the radio-elements and their significance in red clay” . Amer. Jour. Sci., v. 240, p. 93–103, 1942.


Utterback, C. L., and L. A. Sanderman. 1938. “Radium content of some inshore bottom samples in the Pacific Northwest” . Jour. Marine Research, v. 1, p. 187–191, 1938.

Vaughan, T. Wayland. 1924. “Oceanography in its relation to other earth sciences” . Washington Acad. Sci., v. 14, p. 307–333, 1924.

Washington, Henry S.1920. “The chemistry of the earth's crust” . Franklin Inst., Jour., v. 190, p. 757–815, 1920.

Wiseman, John D. H., and H. Bennett. 1940. “The distribution of organic carbon and nitrogen in sediments from the Arabian Sea” . John Murray Exped. 1933–34, Sci. Results, v. 3, p. 193–221, 1940.

ZoBell, Claude E.n 1939. Occurrence and activity of bacteria in marine sediments. p. 416–427 in Trask (ed.), Recent marine sediments, 1939.

ZoBell, Claude E., and D. Q. Anderson. 1936. “Vertical distribution of bacteria in marine sediments” . Amer. Assn. Petrol. Geol., Bull., v. 20, p. 258–269, 1936.

Marine Sedimentation

Preferred Citation: . The Oceans, Their Physics, Chemistry, and General Biology. New York:  Prentice-Hall,  c1942 1942.