Smith, AM and Cooper, Andrew (2005) Tropical rhodoliths with multiple internal abrasion surfaces: Diani Reef, Southern Kenya. JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH, Sp. Iss. 42 (Sp. Iss. 42). pp. 74-78. [Journal article]
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Modern shallow-water tropical rhodoliths with multiple internal abrasion surfaces are described from reef crest environments at Diani Reef, Kenya. These surfaces are identical to those that surround core fragments and are believed to have formed in the same way. The Diani Reef rhodoliths contain up to four abrasion surfaces. Studies on rhodolith movement under normal wave and tidal current conditions are known but the abrasion surfaces discussed here likely represent high-energy events. Such surfaces have been recorded in modern rhodoliths but are not common.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Environmental Sciences
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Environmental Sciences Research Institute|
Environmental Sciences Research Institute > Coastal Systems
|Deposited By:||Professor Andrew Cooper|
|Deposited On:||26 Nov 2009 12:20|
|Last Modified:||15 Jun 2011 10:17|
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