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Ancient Sedimentary Environments: and their subsurface diagnosis


By: RC Selley

320 pages, 40 b/w photos, 7 col & 180 illus

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 4 | #44762 | ISBN: 0412579707
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Rewritten and extensively revised edition of this popular text which retains the case history approach to emphasize the subsurface diagnosis of environments using seismic and geophysical well logs and their application to petroleum exploration and production. Other sections review environments, facies and sedimentary models, and relates these concepts to classic stratigraphy and seismic sequence stratigraphy, as well as environmental interpretation.


Concepts and methods; methods of environmental interpretation; river deposits; wind-blown deposits; lake deposits; deltas; linear terrigenous shorelines; mixed terrigenous - carbonate shorelines; terrigenous shelf deposits; carbonate shelves; reefs; deep water sands; pelagic deposits.

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