Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy, 5th Edition

Book Description

This concise treatment of the fundamental of sedimentology and stratigraphy highlights the important , chemical, biological and stratigraphic characteristics of sedimentary rocks. It emphasizes the ways in which the study of sedimentary rocks is used to interpret depositional environments, changes in ancient sea level, and other intriguing aspects of Earth’s history.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Weathering And Soils
Chapter 2. Transport And Deposition Of Siliciclastic Sediment
Chapter 3. Sedimentary Textures
Chapter 4. Sedimentary Structures
Chapter 5. Siliciclastic Sedimentary Rocks
Chapter 6. Carbonate Sedimentary Rocks
Chapter 7. Other Chemical/Biochemical And Carbonaceous Sedimentary Rocks
Chapter 8. Continental (Terrestrial) Environments
Chapter 9. Siliciclastic Marine Environments
Chapter 10. Marginal-Marine Environments
Chapter 11. Carbonate And Evaporite Environments
Chapter 12. Lithostratigraphy
Chapter 13. Seismic, Sequence, And Magnetic Stratigraphy
Chapter 14. Biostratigraphy
Chapter 15. Chronostratigraphy And Geologic Time
Chapter 16. Basin , Tectonics, And Sedimentation
Appendix: Form and Roundness of Sedimentary Particles
Appendix: Paleothermometry
Appendix: Nomenclature of Global and Northern American Chronostratigraphic
Appendix: Web Sites Pertaining to Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Book Details

  • Title: Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy, 5th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 600 pages
  • Edition: 5th
  • Language: English
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  • Publication Date: 1760
  • ISBN-10: 1292021284
  • ISBN-13: 9781292021287
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