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Determination of texture characteristics of coastal sediments in East of Bandar Abbas

Tayebeh Ghasemi, Shima Vahdani, Jamal Tarrah

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J. Bio. Env. Sci.6(6), 515-520, June 2015


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The studying area is a part of the coastal strip of Bandar Abbas with an approximate length of 8 Km which covers an area between Haghani Port to Ghadirpark (Bandar Abbas). To study the texture properties and characteristics of sediment’s particle size, twenty three samples of coastal sediments were gathered in the area of tidal flat which were determined as sediments containing granule, sands and mud after statistical analysis and sedimentology. In terms of size, these particles are grain size which reduces as we move towards the sea. Sorting increases as you move towards the sea. Generally, these deposits have a negative to asymmetrical skewness. And from the point of view of textural maturity, they are mature to super mature.


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