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The National Superficial Deposit Thickness Model. (Version 5)

Lawley, R.; Garcia-Bajo, M.. 2009 The National Superficial Deposit Thickness Model. (Version 5). Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 18pp. (OR/09/049) (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

The Superficial Deposits Thickness Model (SDTM) is a raster-based dataset designed to demonstrate the variation in thickness of Quaternary-age superficial deposits across Great Britain. Quaternary deposits (all unconsolidated material deposited in the last 2.6 million years) are of particular importance to environmental scientists and consultants concerned with our landscape, environment and habitats. The BGS has been generating national models of the thickness of Quaternary-age deposits since 2001, and this latest version of the model is based upon DiGMapGB-50 Version 5 geological mapping and borehole records registered with BGS before August 2008.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2009 > Information Products
Funders/Sponsors: NERC
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This item has been internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 12 Oct 2009 11:01
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/8279

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