Sedimentary rocks usually form from the deposition of material at the surface of the earth and under water. Sedimentation is a process that causes the minerals to settle and accumulate from the solution. Particles that forms sedimentary rock by accumulation is called sediment. Sediment was formed by weathering and erosion which is then transported to the place of deposition by ice, mass, wind, water, or glaciers. Sedimentary rocks contains information regarding the history of the Earth. It may be fossils, the remains of ancient plants and animals.
Journal Article is sometimes called a Scientific Article, a Peer-Reviewed Article, or a Scholarly Research Article. Together, journal articles in a particular field are often referred to as The Literature.
Journal articles are most often Primary Research Articles. However, they can also be Review Articles. These types of articles have different aims and requirements. Sometimes, an article describes a new tool or method.
Because articles in scientific journals are specific, meticulously cited and peer-reviewed, journal databases are the best place to look for information on previous research on your species. Without a background in the field, journal articles may be hard to understand - however, you do not need to understand an entire article to be able to get valuable information from it.
Last date updated on June, 2014