Sediment generation under volcanic environment and arid tropical climate: a perspective based on geochemical maps of top soils and stream sediments of Santiago Island (Cape Verde)


The present research tests the application of geochemical atlas of soils and stream sediments in the investigation of weathering and erosion processes on volcanic islands. The composition of surface soils collected in six... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Marina Cabral Pinto (GeoBioTec; Department of Earth Sciences, University of Coimbra, 3030-790, Coimbra, Portugal)
  2. Pedro Dinis (MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre; Department of Earth Sciences, 3030-790 Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
  3. Maria Manuela V. Silva (CEMUC; Department of Earth Sciences, University of Coimbra, 3030-790 Coimbra, Portugal)
  4. Eduardo Ferreira da Silva (University of Aveiro, Department of Geosciences, Geobiotec Research Centre, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal)

Topic Areas

Topics: Physical sedimentary processes , Topics: Chemical sedimentary processes , Topics: Fluvial depositional systems


MS7 » Physical Sedimentary processes (11:00 - Tuesday, 24th May, KARAM 1)

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