Depositional Sedimentary Environments

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From the reviews: "...This is an extremely useful reference text for the sedimentary geologist to own. It is well produced with clear illustrations and text, and gives excellent factual information on a large number of topics."
(Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology)
"...represents a significant contribution to the literature of geoscience. It should be in the library of anyone seriously intereted in sedimentology."(Marine Geology)
"This book is still unsurpassed in providing a good, basic synthesis of modern sedimentary environments, especially the physical attributes of the deposits being formed and the processes responsible..." (Sedimentary Geology)


Inhalt
I. Primary Structures and Textures.- Depositional Environments.- Physical Parameters.- Current and Wave Ripples.- Surface Markings and Imprints.- Scour Marks.- Tool Marks.- Penecontemporaneous Deformation Structures.- Bedding.- Sediment Grain Parameters.- Chemical and Mineralogical Parameters.- Biological Parameters.- Environmental Reconstructions.- II. Modern Environments.- Importance of Sequence in Environmental Reconstruction.- Glacial Environment.- Desert Environment.- Lake Environment.- Fluvial Environment.- Estuarine Environment.- Deltaic Environment.- The Coast.- The Shelf.- Examples of Beach-Shelf Profiles from Modern Environments.- Coastal Lagoons.- Tidal Flats.- Continental Margin, Slope and Ocean Basin.- Concluding Remarks.- References.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Depositional Sedimentary Environments
Untertitel
With Reference to Terrigenous Clastics
Autor
EAN
9783540101895
ISBN
3540101896
Format
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Herausgeber
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Anzahl Seiten
572
Gewicht
1223g
Größe
H270mm x B193mm x T30mm
Jahr
1986
Untertitel
Englisch
Auflage
2nd revidierte and updated ed. 1980. Corr. 2nd pri
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