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Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Sam Boggs

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 1, 2011

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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. CourseSmart textbooks do not include any media or print supplements that come packaged with the bound book.

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

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$86.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-67574-3