McGown, A. and Miller, D. (1984) Stratigraphy and properties of the clyde alluvium. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 17 (3). pp. 243-258. ISSN 1470-9236Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
The paper outlines the geological history of the Clyde Valley and attempts to relate this to the nature and distribution of the sediments within it. Because of the position of the valley within a glaciated region in which isostatic recovery has occurred, the infill deposits are very complex, with fluvio-glacial, lacustrine, marine, brackish and freshwater deposits overlying glacial and pre-glacial materials. The soils within the succession have been identified, classified in terms of their basic physical properties and their likely engineering behaviours have been indicated. The engineering significance of the nature of the various strata within the stratigraphical sequence is then discussed.
|Keywords:||geological history, clyde valley, nature, distribution, sediments, stratigraphy, clyde alluvium, Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General), Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology, Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous), Geology|
|Subjects:||Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)|
|Department:||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Social Work and Social Policy > Sociology|
|Depositing user:||Strathprints Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||12 May 2010 10:57|
|Last modified:||22 Mar 2017 10:30|