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By: Michael McLane

423 pages, 252 figs

Oxford University Press USA

Hardback | Jun 1995 | #45771 | ISBN: 0195078683
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Comprehensive and concise overview of the field, for advanced-level students and professionals.


1. Introduction; 2. Textures odf sediumentary rocks; 3. Mechanics of flow and sediment transport; 4. Waves and wave-generated currents; gravity-driven sediment flows; 5. Sedimentary structure; 6. Composition and provenance of terrigenous sedimentary rocks; 8. Weathering of rocks; 8. Stratigraphy; 9. Terrigenous depositional environments; 10. Composition and classificaton of the carbonate rocks; depositional environments; 11. Other sedimentary rocks; 12. Diagenesis and porosity of rocks; pore fluids; 13. The big picture

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