carbonate Platform Question Set
- How do carbonate platforms respond to changes in relative sea level?
- What are ideal conditions for shallow carbonate growth and how is this represented in carbonate deposits?
- What are the four basic types of platform morphologies and give an example of each?
- What are the main cycles associated with the carbonate platform stratigraphic successions?
- How do oceanographic processes such as tides, waves, etc. effect the carbonate factory?
Index to carbonate shelf sediments