transgression | Energy Glossary

Explore the Energy Glossary

Look up terms beginning with:


1. n. []

The migration of shoreline out of a basin and onto land during retrogradation. A transgression can result in sediments characteristic of shallow water being overlain by deeper water sediments.

Antonyms: regression

See: condensed sectioneustasyonlapregressionretrogradationsequence stratigraphysystems tract