|The oxygen isotopic composition of the fraction less than 2 microns (clay fraction) in recent sediments from western Europe|Salomons, W.; Hofman, P.; Boelens, R.; Mook, W.G. (1975). The oxygen isotopic composition of the fraction less than 2 microns (clay fraction) in recent sediments from western Europe. Mar. Geol. 18(1): M23-M28. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/0025-3227(75)90036-5
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- Salomons, W., more
- Hofman, P.
- Boelens, R.
- Mook, W.G.
The oxygen isotopic composition of the clay fraction in Recent argillaceous sediments in western Europe shows regional differences, the d18SMOW values varying between + 15.8 and + 21.7‰. This phenomenon is used for sediment-transport studies. In the Rhine-Meuse estuary a landward transport of marine sediments is observed. The clay fraction of the sediments in the Wadden Sea is only for a minor part derived from the rivers Rhine and Meuse.