DETERMINING FLOODPLAIN PLANT DISTRIBUTIONS AND POPULATIONS by AISLYN M TRENDELL; LEE C NORDT; STACY C ATCHLEY; STEPHANIE L

By AISLYN M TRENDELL; LEE C NORDT; STACY C ATCHLEY; STEPHANIE L LEBLANC; STEPHEN I DWORKIN

The higher Triassic Sonsela Member of the Chinle Formation is an alluvial succession containing interbedded sandstone and pedogenically transformed mudstone. regardless of protection of silicified logs inside channel sandstone beds, the Sonsela plant atmosphere is much less understood than different periods as a result of lowered protection of nonconifer plant taxa. Sonsela paleosols and rhizoliths are evaluated utilizing macromorphology, Read more...

summary: the higher Triassic Sonsela Member of the Chinle Formation is an alluvial succession containing interbedded sandstone and pedogenically changed mudstone. regardless of renovation of silicified logs inside channel sandstone beds, the Sonsela plant surroundings is much less understood than different durations as a result of reduced maintenance of nonconifer plant taxa. Sonsela paleosols and rhizoliths are evaluated utilizing macromorphology, micromorphology, and geochemistry to figure out the spatial distribution of paleosol features and plant sizes and densities around the learn region. 3 pedotypes pointed out in the Sonsela are labeled as Inceptisols and Vertisols that show fining of matrix textures (from clayey siltstone to claystone) and diminished drainage with distance from the paleochannel. total, Sonsela paleosols are immature, suggesting that the Sonsela fluvial procedure skilled excessive premiums of lateral migration and cannibalization of overbank sediments in a low-subsidence regime. Rhizohalos in the Sonsela Member are most probably diagenetic and mostly contain silicified roots (silica root petrifactions). Silicified roots offer info on root measurement and density that's not more often than not afforded by way of different rhizolith kinds. Diagenetic rhizohalo diameters might be managed by way of paleosol matrix textures in the Sonsela Member. Rhizolith features recommend that channel-proximal paleosols contained in simple terms small-stature crops whereas distal floodplain paleosols could have hosted either small-stature and arborescent crops. Paleosols in the Sonsela Member don't include rhizoliths whose measurement or abundance are reflective of a dense coniferous wooded area. Floodplain vegetation have been normally small of stature and immature, not able to conform into extra mature groups as a result of excessive premiums of floodplain cannibalization in the course of fluvial migration

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