Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy, 5th edition

  • Sam Boggs

Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

ISBN-13:  9780321643186

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Overview

This concise treatment of the fundamental principles of sedimentology and stratigraphy highlights the important physical, 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

1.    Weathering and Soils
2.    Transport and Deposition of Siliciclastic Sediment
3.    Sedimentary Textures
4.    Sedimentary Structures
5.    Siliciclastic Sedimentary Rocks
6.    Carbonate Sedimentary Rocks
7.    Other Chemical/Biochemical and Carbonaceous Sedimentary Rocks
8.    Continental (Terrestrial) Environments
9.    Marginal-Marine Environments
10.    Siliciclastic Marine Environments
11.    Carbonate and Evaporite Environments
12.    Lithostratigraphy
13.    Seismic, Sequence, and Magnetic Stratigraphy
14.    Biostratigraphy
15.    Chronostratigraphy and Geologic Time
16.    Basin Analysis, Tectonics, and Sedimentation

Published by Pearson (January 16th 2011) - Copyright © 2012