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Characterization of alluvial fans near Lake Baringo, Kenya through stratigraphic analysis

Anya Butt

Characterization of alluvial fans near Lake Baringo, Kenya through stratigraphic analysis

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.)--University of Toronto, 1993.

SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15085063M
ISBN 100315836059
OCLC/WorldCa31515119

both to these changes in lake level and to more recent, alien species. Sediment samples collected from the rivers systems and the lake were examined physically and chemically. River sediment characteristics reflect geology and geomorphological processes in the catchment, whereas lake sediment stratigraphy has responded to past lake level changes. g. 2. Geologic map of the Allia Bay area, East Rudolf, Kenya 6 g. 3. The Afro-Arabian rift system 11 g. 4. Fault pattern and cross section in Northern Kenya 14 g. 5- Tectonic map of the Lake Rudolf area 18 g. 6. Lake Rudolf depositional basin map 21 g. 7. Photographs of prominent geomorphic features in the Allia Bay area 29 g. 8. The partial ponding of Laingsburg turbidite systems represents the middle part of a spectrum between graded basin margin/plain environments (characterized by development of extensive basin-floor fans followed by slope systems) and the conditions of successive fill and spill (as in the Gulf of Mexico slope minibasins with significant salt Cited by: Lake Turkana is the largest lake in the world in a desert and is prone to frequent lake-level changes because of its extreme climate. A new stratigraphic framework of the Lake Turkana Rift spanning the last ~20 kyr was developed using km of high-resolution (CHIRP) and 1.

Yala River is one of the several rivers that drain into Lake Victoria in East Africa. Lake Victoria is the World's second largest freshwater lake and is the source of the Nile River. The Yala River catchment is centered about 35oE, oN. Rainfall and flow data for the period were used for this study. The time series of monthly and File Size: 77KB.


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Characterization of alluvial fans near Lake Baringo, Kenya through stratigraphic analysis by Anya Butt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Characterization of alluvial fans near Lake Baringo, Kenya through stratigraphic analysis: Campbell: Lisa Margaret: Environmental Assessment in the World Bank – an Evaluation: Cowell: Sarah Jane: The Kenya through stratigraphic analysis book of Geographical Variation in Product Life Cycle Assessments: Ling: Wen.

Terrestrial sedimentary environments I - alluvial fans. Facies Models: When sedimentologists interpret rock units, they do so using a genetic approach based on characteristics of depositional environments, as opposed to simple descriptions of rocks.

This viewpoint allows us to predict what types of sediments and stratigraphic sequences would be formed in a given depositional setting. Facies analysis indicates that the Chaunoy fluvial system was a braided alluvial fan system that passed laterally eastward into a shallow lacustrine environment.

High-resolution sequence stratigraphy of continental deposits is based on analysis of high-frequency fluctuations in baselevel as identified from sedimentological studies and Cited by: Sequence stratigraphy of an alluvial fan-delta in the Upper Marine Molasse (Pfänder area, Late Burdigalian, Miocene) type T) forms thin, but distinct layers.

T o the NE, in the Kes. Geological setting. The BTB13 drill site is situated near the axis of the Kenya Rift, in east-central Kenya. Exposures of probable rift-related volcanic activity extend back as far as 21 Ma along the boundary faults of the rift in this region (Chapman and Brook, ).Widespread volcanic activity began ~16 Ma, and as much as m of lava flows, pyroclastic rocks, and intercalated Author: Alan L.

Deino, Mark Jan Sier, Dominique I. Garello, C. Brenhin Keller, John Kingston, Jennifer Jane. The Tugen Hills sequence within the northern Kenya Rift Valley W of Lake Baringo is unusual in providing sedimentary and faunal information over a relatively long Characterization of alluvial fans near Lake Baringo of Characterization of alluvial fans near Lake Baringo, from 14 Ma to the.

CLARIFICATION OF STRATIGRAPHIC CORRELATION AND DATING OF L ATE Characterization of alluvial fans near Lake Baringo ALLUVIAL UNITS IN P ENINSULAR M ALAYSIA ullein o he eoloical ocie o alasia Characterization of alluvial fans near Lake Baringo ecemer 77 Walker’s identification of an “Organic mud” depositional phase between the OA and YA deposition, and incorporated this member Kenya through stratigraphic analysis book the Transitional Unit which he erected as.

Stratigraphic Model Clay ReservoirSS m Cg Depositional o go Fm. yos Fm. as Bardas Fm. 0m 20m Fluvial fan / fluvial system Fluvial Sabkha / playa-lake Volcanic Complex (extrusive igneous system) Volcanic (weathered) environment Floodplain (distal) Waterlain alluvial fan 4th Order Climatic & + ACC - Climatic change (arid to humid) Provenance.

B) Ephemeral stream near Lake Baringo, Kenya, floored by lava gravel and fine sands and silts, composed mainly of feldspars derived from weathering of volcanic rocks.

Coarse sand is rare. Hydro- and biogeochemical investigations of lake sediments in the Kenyan Rift Valley Sina Grewe Dissertation zur Erlangung des akademischen Grades „doctor rerum naturalium” (Dr.

rer. nat.) Characterization of alluvial fans near Lake Baringo der Wissenschaftsdisziplin „Geochemie” Fürstenfeldbruck, Februar Lake Baringo, which has fresh water, lies ∼24 km north of Lake Bogoria at an elevation of ∼ m asl (Tarits et al., ). The lakes are separated by the Sandai Plain, which expands northwards of the drainage divide at ∼ m asl near Loboi village (Fig.

1 B) into the broader Loboi by: Sequence boundaries created in these situations may relate to changes in climatic changes and bear no correlation to sequence boundaries in the marine realm.

In Lake Baringo (Kenya), lake level has fluctuated 4 m in only 20 years due to climatic changes and in Lake Malawi (Malawi) annual fluctuations of 1 m or more are common (Figs.

and geothermal resources and expanded the understanding of subsurface structures, stratigraphy, and petrology of the basin (Feibel ). This research was carried out in Lokichar Basin located within the Tertiary rift to the south-southwest of the N-S trending part of Lake Turkana as shown in Figure General Geology of Kenya Article in Developments in Earth Surface Processes December with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The Lake Baringo basin is characterised by re- cent volcanics, geysers and hot springs in the centre of the lake which itself lies near the centre of the rift valley. The initial objectives of the Lake Baringo earthquake study were twofold: to compare the seismicity distribution in the middle of the basin with that derived for the Lake Bogoria Cited by: Geology of the Lake Baringo area, in the Eastern (Gregory) Rift, Kenya (adapted from Chapman & Brook, ).

The study area (inset) is located to the south-west of Lake Baringo. Tufa as a record. skeleton. The Muyuyur Beds were deposited near the western margin of a lake that was formed during the early stages of faulting and volcanism in the African Rift system.

The bonebed in Member 1 appears to represent the influx of fluvially transported vertebrate and plant remains into a shallow portion of the lake. Elements of the faunaFile Size: KB. The alluvial fan in Bridgewater, Vermont, shows the majority of its aggradation between to years BP.

The Hancock alluvial fan has poor dating control, but also shows a characteristic sequence of rapid aggradation episodes interrupted by periods of fan quiescence as evidenced by large gravel units which overlie buried soil horizons. morphological characteristics of alluvial fans deposit in the Rangpo basin.

Three alluvial fans have been taken under the study. It is an ample scope for studying the evolution and developmental strategies of alluvial fans being originated by both endogenetic and exogenetic Size: 1MB.

A) Ephemeral stream floored by loose quartzose sand, near Koobi Fora, Lake Turkana basin. The catchment contains basement rocks that have provided the sand.

B) Ephemeral stream near Lake Baringo, Kenya, floored by lava gravel and fine sands and silts, composed mainly of feldspars derived from weathering of volcanic rocks. Kenya Meteorological Department (KMD), Kenya Forestry Service (KFS), Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), Department of Renewable Energy and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS).

Their contributions through interviews provide the very much needed broader perspective on the issues surrounding sustainable use of natural resources in Turkana Size: 6MB. [10] All experiments included an initial build out phase in which sediment and water were mixed in a funnel and fed from a single point source at the center of the upstream wall.

After a system prograded m from the source to shoreline, base‐level rise was initiated at a rate equal to the total sediment discharge divided by the desired delta‐top by: Lithofacies Characterization and Sequence Stratigraphic Framework of Some Gas-bearing Shales within the Horn River Basin and Cordova Embayment Katie Hulsey University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma [email protected] Until recently, shale gas plays have been developed as technical plays with minimal to moderate geologic.

Fuchs (,) briefly described a large fossil “calc-tufa” deposit in the Lothidok Hills, southwest of Lake Turkana (Fig. 1) and suggested that it precipitated from hot spring deposit, which is called the Ngakoringora Ridge, is a linear mound of limestone, dolostone, and chert, about m long, that rises abruptly from the desert floor (Figs.

1, 2). Furthermore, the digitised geological maps (on the attached CD-ROM) are correlated and harmonised according to the current stratigraphic time table.

The atlas aims to contribute to capacity building in African Earth Sciences and to initiate research and economic opportunities by providing a database of basic geological background information. ABSTRACT: The petroleum synoptic research work gives an overview subsurface stratigraphy of northwestern Kenya rift basins.

The basins evolved through extension tectonics that brought out continental rifting as a part of the major Gondwanaland breakup in the Late Paleozoic time, and continued in the Mesozoic and Tertiary. Mureithi et al., “Impact of enclosures on range condition and trend in the semi-arid rangeland of Lake Baringo Basin, Kenya,” in Sustainable land management in dry lands of Kenya: improving land productivity through participatory research and technology transfer, Z.

Khalif, C. Gachene, P. Gicheru, D. Mwehia Mburu, and C. Gatama. Mid-Lower Miocene Agbada sedimentary intercalations of “AB” Field in the coastal swamp depobelt, Western Niger-Delta, were evaluated to determine their sequence stratigraphic character.

The analysis was based on a combination of data sets including logs of six wells to describe lithic variations of the Agbada Formation within the ‘AB' by: 1. Three-dimensional studies for sequence stratigraphic framework within a back-arc tectonic setting, therefore, are available in this basin.

As a result of this study, 12 third and fourth order depositional sequences, which are interpreted to have been formed by relative change of. Soils, alluvial beach sands, evaporates, fossil coral reefs and sandstones at the coast: alluvial and lacustrine sediments of the Rift Valley.

There are also volcanic rocks of the rift valley from the younger volcanoes. Tertiary Coastal sediments, Late Miocene and Pliocene volcanics, terrestrial and lacustrine inland Size: KB.

Renaut RW, Tiercelin JJ, Owen RB () Mineral precipitation and diagenesis in the sediments of Lake Bogoria basin, Kenya rift valley. Geol Soc London, Sp Publ – Google Scholar Renaut RW, Jones B, Tiercelin JJ, Tarits C () Sublacustrine precipitation of hydrothermal silica in rift lakes: evidence from Lake Baringo, central Kenya Cited by: 3.

Full text of "The Great Rift Valley: being the narrative of a journey to Mount Kenya and Lake Baringo: with some account of the geology, natural history, anthropology and future prospects of British East Africa" See other formats.

Advanced undergraduates through faculty and professionals.” (B. Simonson, Choice, Vol. 54 (04), December, ) “The main theme of the book is the extraordinary interrelationships between the geology and spectacular landforms of the area and the wide diversity of associated fauna and flora, which include some of the largest Author: Roger Scoon.

Shallow subsurface stratigraphy and alluvial architecture of the Kosi and Gandak megafans in the Himalayan foreland basin, India Rajiv Sinhaa,⁎, Jawed Ahmada,b, Kumar Gaurava,c, Guillaume Morind a Engineering Geosciences Group, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, KanpurIndia b Geological Survey of India, Jaipur, India c Institut de Physique du globe de Paris, 1 Rue Jussieu.

basin stratigraphic analysis of Tanga,Ruvu and mandawa basin in Tanzania 1. 1 | P a g e 1. INTRODUCTION Sedimentary basins are region of prolonged subsidence of the earth’s Surface.

In that region there are accumulation of sediment either actively or inactively. Prior studies on Lake Naivasha relevant to understanding sediment dynamics include a bathymetric map, a paleolimnological study of fossil invertebrate assemblages in lake sediment, an overview of lake level fluctuations throughout the 20th century, and identification of a dynamic assemblage of macrophyte zones that has responded both to these changes in lake level and to more Cited by: P25 (4) Renaut R.

W., Jones B. & Tiercelin J.-J., - Rapid in situ silicification of microbes at Loburu hot springs, Lake Bogoria, Kenya Rift Valley, Sedimentology, 45 P26 (1) THIBAUD R., GENTE P. & MAIA M., - A systematic analysis of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge morphology and gravity between 15°N and 40°N: constraints of the.

Straub, K.M., and C.R. Esposito,Influence of water and sediment supply on the stratigraphic record of alluvial fans and deltas: Process controls on stratigraphic completeness: Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface, v. /2, p. in relation to the major rift bounding faults and Lake Turkana Geology of the Kajiado Region, Kenya 0 5 10 20 30 ² Kilometers GEOLOGIC HISTORY PLEISTOCENE: Plateau/Magadi Trachyte ( Ma): peralkaline trachyte that is very prominent in the rift valley between Lake Magadi and Suswa.

This is one of the %several expansive "flood trachytes File Size: 2MB. Deposition occurred near the Kirikiti fault, and sediments in the scarp rim suggest that the scarp was less than 20m high at the time of deposition (Crossley ).

Oloronga Beds ( ka): yellow water-lain tuffs are the remnants of a larger and fresher lake (Crossley ). How is the ideal beauty exemplified in pdf of melos. Look at this painting this painting was created by what type of artist. What did neiville chamberlain say the munich pact had preserved.(after Hautot et al., ).

LK is the location of Lake Kichirtit, which formed download pdf – (B) Loboi Swamp is located immediately east of faulted volcanic bedrock and north of the drainage divide (watershed spill point) between Lake Bogoria and Lake Baringo.

Loboi River (S) flows adjacent to, but not into, the wetland. The Kapkuikui.Abstract. Prior studies on Lake Ebook relevant to understanding sediment ebook include a bathymetric map, a paleolimnological study of fossil invertebrate assemblages in lake sediment, an overview of lake level fluctuations throughout the 20th century, and identification of a dynamic assemblage of macrophyte zones that has responded both to these changes in lake level and to more Cited by: