Reference Entry

coarsening-upward succession


in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

Third edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199211944
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726613
coarsening-upward succession

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A vertical change in a facies in which the grain size increases with height above the base. Compare fining-upward succession

Reference Entry.  22 words. 

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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