Principles of Sedimentary Basin Analysis - Miall, Andrew D.
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Review of the second edition "For geologists and geophysicists studying sedimentary fill of basins, this volume is a valuable addition to their shelves. The book is packed with informationincludes numerous lists of references, and is up-to-date. As a source volume, this book is second to none. It is clear and well organized." GEOPHYSICS
This book incorporates developments in chronostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy and sedimentation and tectonics that have taken place during the last decade. In particular, the wealth of case studies that have appeared since the late 1980s, focusing on
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Review of the second edition "For geologists and geophysicists studying sedimentary fill of basins, this volume is a valuable addition to their shelves. The book is packed with informationincludes numerous lists of references, and is up-to-date. As a source volume, this book is second to none. It is clear and well organized." GEOPHYSICS
This book incorporates developments in chronostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy and sedimentation and tectonics that have taken place during the last decade. In particular, the wealth of case studies that have appeared since the late 1980s, focusing on sequence architecture and the relationships between sedimentation and tectonics, have required a virtually complete rewriting of Chapters 6 to 9. The global-eustasy model that was popular as a mechanism for sequence generation at the time of writing of the earlier editions of this book has been downplayed in this edition in the face of abundant new evidence pointing to the importance of tectonism as a process that may generate sequences over a wide range of temporal and physical scales. Amongst other additions, this edition contains new sections describing such topics as basin inversion and basement control of sedimentary basin development, and a range of new case studies of the plate tectonics of sedimentary basins.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin
  • 3rd, upd. and enl. ed.
  • Seitenzahl: 644
  • Erscheinungstermin: 20. Oktober 1999
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 275mm x 200mm x 40mm
  • Gewicht: 1800g
  • ISBN-13: 9783540657903
  • ISBN-10: 3540657908
  • Artikelnr.: 04567672
Inhaltsangabe
1 Introduction.- 2 The Stratigraphic-Sedimentologic Database.- 3 Stratigraphic Correlation.- 4 Facies Analysis.- 5 Basin-Mapping Methods.- 6 Sequence Stratigraphy.- 7 Tectonism and Sedimentation: Principles and Models.- 8 Regional and Global Stratigraphic Cycles.- 9 Sedimention and Plate Tectonics.- 10 Conclusions.- Author Index.