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Granulometric studies of the Sediments from Kolakkudi Lake, Musiri Taulk, Trichirapalli District, Tamilnadu, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1.PG and Research Department of Geology, National College (Autonomous), Trichy-1, TM, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Earth Sci., Volume 2, Issue (11), Pages 1-10, December,25 (2014)


Grain size (Granulometric) is one of the basic attributes of sediments and hence its determination is necessary to interpret the depositional environments. The linear discriminant values prepared from statistical have concurred the respective environment in the present study. In this study of textural and geostatistical parameters are classified as Mean, Sorting, Skewness and kurtosis. This has been carried out with significance in lake sedimentological aspects. Some applications related to sediment types and bottom dynamics have also been recorded. It is important to use the grain size and geochemical study of the Lake sediment for planning and management of lacustrine environment.


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