Textural features and transportation mode of surface sediments along Al-Sanaouber coast- Latakia-Syria

International Journal of Geoinformatics and Geological Science
© 2020 by SSRG - IJGGS Journal
Volume 7 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Samer Ghadeer Ghadeer
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Samer Ghadeer Ghadeer, "Textural features and transportation mode of surface sediments along Al-Sanaouber coast- Latakia-Syria," SSRG International Journal of Geoinformatics and Geological Science, vol. 7,  no. 3, pp. 38-45, 2020. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23939206/IJGGS-V7I3P105


Detailed textural study of Alsanaouber area in the Syrian coast (35 ° 27` 50 "and 35 ° 27` 56": 35 ° 51` 56 "and 35 ° 51` 48") has been carried out to determine the sedimented nature, distribution, and transportation mode. The sediments are mainly coarse to fine sand, moderately sorted, very negatively skewed, and mesokurtic. The interrelationship of various parameters shows the bimodal nature of sediments dominating mainly medium to coarse sand. Based on the CM pattern, the sediment falls in the rolling and suspension field. These factors indicate that the wave energy conditions were high enough to disperse the sediments along the coast. Linear Discriminate Function analysis (LDF) of the samples indicates that the deposition of sediment is affected by both fluvial and marine processes


Grain size, Al-Sanouber Coast, Sediments transportation mode, LDF.


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