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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Angela L Coe; Open University.
|ISBN:||0521831113 9780521831116 0521538424 9780521538428|
|Notes:||"This publications forms part of an Open University course, S369 The geological record of environmental change."--Title page verso.|
|Description:||288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: Sedimentary rocks as a record of Earth processes --
Division of the stratigraphical record and geological time --
Sea-level change --
Sequence Stratigraphy and Sea-Level Change: Sequence stratigraphy --
Processes controlling relative sea-level change and sediment supply --
Case study: Quaternary of the Gulf of Mexico --
Siliciclastics Case Study: The Book Cliffs: Tectonic setting, stratigraphy, and sedimentology of the Book Cliffs --
The parasequences of the Book Cliffs succession --
Sequences and systems tracts in the Book Cliffs --
Sequence stratigraphical evolution of the Book Cliffs succession --
Carbonates: Carbonate depositional systems --
Sequence stratigraphy of carbonate depositional systems --
Application of sequence stratigraphical analysis to ancient carbonate platforms.
|Responsibility:||edited by Angela L. Coe ; authors, Angela L. Coe [and others].|
'The main body of this book constitutes a fine presentation of the principles of sequence stratigraphy and their application to clastic and carbonate examples. The use of the Book Cliffs as the main