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xiii, 585 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
  • 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.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780321643186 20160605
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.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780321643186 20160605
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
GS-106-01, GS-106-01