Foraminiferal constituent in marine sediments - A parameter in some coastal engineering problems

M.G.A.P. Setty

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Foraminifera, among other microorganisms, form a major constituent of marine sediments and their composition is directly related to the nature of the substrate in which they are entombed. Past and the present data indicate that the size, test thickness, ornamentation, orientation and the degree of abundance have a correlation with the type of sediment and environment

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