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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2008
Scottish Journal of Geology (2008) 44 (2): 183–190.
.... & FLOYD , R. 1973 . The superficial deposits of the Firth of Clyde and its sea lochs . Report of the institute of Geological Sciences, 73/9 , HMSO , London . FORMAN , S.L. & POLYAK , L. 1997 . Radiocarbon content of pre-bomb marine mollusks and variations in the 14 C...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1974
Journal of the Geological Society (1974) 130 (5): 475–478.
...~a% C. x974. The geology of the Clyde area. LG.S. Report Series. (in press). DoBsoN, M. R., Ew~a~s, D. & WHrrTmGTo~r, R. 1974- The offshore extensions f the Loch Gruinart Fault. Scott. J. Geol. (in press). McQmLLm, R. & Br~s, P. E. I973. Geological structure in the Sea of Hebrides. Nature Phys. Sci...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Geological Magazine (2013) 150 (4): 673–698.
... the base of the Clyde Plateau Formation (Stephenson, 1990 , pp. 19–26; Caldwell & Young, 2011 ; Section 3.a above). The Leap Moor–Loch Thom folds may then be middle Chadian – early Holkerian in age, the Cumbrae folds no older than middle to late Holkerian and possibly much younger. It is also...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2013
Scottish Journal of Geology (2013) 49 (2): 117–132.
... becoming yoked to the North Channel Basin of the Irish Sea ( British Geological Survey 1985 ). The Clyde Basin is floored mainly by the Permian and Triassic (New Red Sandstone) rocks that occupy most of the bedrock surface of the Firth, and the crude annulation of their submarine outcrops betrays the basin...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 1986
Journal of the Geological Society (1986) 143 (6): 927–934.
..., an anomaly partly attributed to organic matter in the water. Although biogenic suspended matter may originate in river waters, much is shown to be derived from micro-organisms in the lochs which abound in the basin. A direct relationship between the total surface area of the lochs and the sediment yield...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2006
Journal of the Geological Society (2006) 163 (1): 15–28.
...) and Schmitz & Bowring (2001) . The Clyde Plateau Volcanic Formation unconformably overlies Stratheden Group (Upper Devonian) to Clyde Sandstone Formation strata. The Clyde Sandstone Formation contains topmost CM to Pu miospore zonations (uppermost Tournaisian–Chadian) in the BGS Loch Humphrey...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2001
Scottish Journal of Geology (2001) 37 (1): 3–10.
... in the Clyde Sea ( Inall & Rippeth 2000 ), has demonstrated that breaking internal waves are likely to induce enhanced near-bed currents around the boundaries of stratified, tidally forced, semienclosed basins. Similarly, work in other lochs has demonstrated the role internal seiching may play...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2002
Scottish Journal of Geology (2002) 38 (1): 31–40.
... deposits in the Clyde area are apparently absent. Deposition of mud was locally >20 mm per year in the firths of Forth and Tay, and >7 mm per year in the Cromarty Firth. These figures are comparable to those obtaining both in offshore estuarine basins during the decline of sea-level from the highest...
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Journal Article
Published: 23 September 2015
Scottish Journal of Geology (2015) 51 (2): 165–176.
.... The Highland Boundary Fault, although a fairly straight and prominent feature to the NE, becomes displaced and difficult to follow in the area to the SW where it is accompanied by many splays trending roughly N–S. The area, in and around the Firth of Clyde, has been regarded as the product of a locked phase...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2000
Journal of the Geological Society (2000) 157 (3): 635–640.
...‐temperature polytype dickite occurs in a region from the Firth of Clyde to Perthshire, in association with dyke swarms, whilst kaolinite occurs elsewhere. The original kaolinite precipitation was focused along the high permeability fault zone now marked by the Highland Boundary Fault Zone and its presumed...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2001
Journal of Micropalaeontology (2001) 20 (2): 179–182.
... Channel) and Hannah & Rogerson (1997 , Clyde Sea). Of these, only Heron-Allen & Earland (1916 ) reported the new species which they incorrectly identified as Discorbina polyrraphes ( Reuss, 1845 ), a little-known Cretaceous taxon. The purpose of this note is formally to describe and name...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1144/SP344.21
EISBN: 9781862395923
... whether the basin develops into a freshwater or a marine environment following withdrawal of the ice ( Lloyd 2000 ; Howe et al. 2002 ; Nørgaard-Pedersen et al. 2006 ). In the marine lochs sea level strongly impacts upon fjordic circulation, because it determines the degree to which the sill...
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Series: Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 09 June 2020
DOI: 10.1144/EGSP29.7
EISBN: 9781786204653
... at about 40–45 m AOD ( Browne 1991 ; Browne et al. 1984 ). Sediments that are characteristic of the deglaciated sea lochs are rather massive looking silty clays or clayey silts that usually contain many marine fossils ( Browne 1991 ). As a result of the development of the Clyde Sea Loch a uniform layer...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 August 2015
Scottish Journal of Geology (2015) 51 (2): 116–124.
... extended at least to the North Sea coast in NE England (400 km) and the rhyolitic component of the Eskdalemuir Dyke extended at least 230 km from Mull. Although felsite and quartz porphyry dykes are known from the MDS they are generally restricted to the vicinity of the central complex ( Emeleus & Bell...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 1986
Journal of the Geological Society (1986) 143 (3): 509–520.
...-east of Glasgow at levels which increase upstream from 60m to 180m OD. This variation in height reflects a succession of lake levels as the wasting Clyde valley glacier retreated north-westwards. Eventual failure of the glacier west of Glasgow allowed the sea access to the lower Clyde valley. Evidence...
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2010
Scottish Journal of Geology (2010) 46 (2): 169–180.
... fluctuations in depth, sea floor conditions and water quality. An ‘embayment’ in the palaeoenvironment of the Index Limestone, seen by draping the interpretations over a 3D computer model of the subsurface, was associated with the Kerse Loch Fault, where penecontemporaneous displacement and an inferred...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2000
Scottish Journal of Geology (2000) 36 (2): 105–109.
... 1993–1999 . Edinburgh, Skye, Cairngorms, Loch Lomond to Stirling, Orkney and Shetland, East Lothian and the Borders, Arran and the Clyde Islands and Scotland – the Creation of its Natural Landscape – A Landscape Fashioned by Geology series. (Further titles in the series are currently in preparation...
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Journal Article
Published: 28 June 2018
Scottish Journal of Geology (2018) 54 (2): 99–114.
.... The location of BGS boreholes (labelled as ‘BH’ + number) and the shallow core MD6 from Murray (2004) mentioned in the text is provided. The fjords or ‘sea lochs’ that break-up the Scottish coastline are well known for their potential for preserving high-resolution sedimentary sequences that record...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1987
Journal of the Geological Society (1987) 144 (1): 179–185.
... Farrow G. Clokie J. Molluscan grazing of sublittoral algal bored shells and the production of carbonate mud in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1979 70 139 48 Ferentinos G. McManus J. Nearshore processes and shoreline development...
Journal Article
Published: 23 December 2010
Geological Magazine (2011) 148 (4): 597–618.
...G. M. YOUNG; W. G. E. CALDWELL Abstract A succession of Viséan (mid- to late Holkerian) volcanic rocks up to 340 m thick is preserved in three fault-blocks at the south end of the Isle of Bute in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. These rocks form part of the Clyde Plateau Volcanic Formation, which...