accommodation

aggradation

aggradational parasequence set

progradation

progradational parasequence set

retrogradational parasequence set

transgression

Clastic Movie

Two-sided Clastic and Carbonate Fill of a Sedimentary Basin

The movement of coastline land-ward in response to a transgression. This can occur during a sea-level rise with low sediment flux. retrogradational stacking patterns of parasequences refer to patterns in which facies become progressively more distal when traced upward vertically (Posamantier, 1988; Wilgus, 1988; Emery, and Meyers, 1996).

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References
Emery, D., Myers, K. J., 1996, sequence stratigraphy, published by Blackwell Science Ltd., p. 297.
Galloway, W.E., 1989,
Genetic stratigraphic sequences in basin analysis. I. Architecture and genesis of flooding-surface bounded depositional units. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin 73, 125–142.
Posamentier, H.W., Allen, G.P., 1999.
Siliciclastic sequence stratigraphy: concepts and applications. SEPM Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology no. 7, 210 p
Wilgus, C.K., Hastings, B.S., Kendall, C.G.St.C., Posamentier, H.W., Ross, C.A., Van Wagoner, J.C. (Eds.), 1988, Sea Level Changes––An Integrated Approach, vol. 42. SEPM Special Publication,407 p.