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Carbonates in Continental Settings: Geochemistry, Diagenesis and Applications

Covering the greatly varied aspects of carbonate deposits from continental settings deposits
Clear and easy to follow organization of the book
Graduate to postgraduate level
Up to date information, so readers can find references from the classic literature to the most recent research

Series: Developments in Sedimentology Volume: 62

By: Ana Maria Alonso-Zarza (Editor), Lawrence H Tanner (Editor)

Elsevier

Hardback | Nov 2009 | #181829 | ISBN-13: 9780444535269
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About this book

Carbonates in Continental Settings: Geochemistry, Diagenesis and Applications provides an up-to-date compilation of the latest research on the petrography, facies, paleonvironmental significance and economic aspects of continental carbonates. The overall organization of the book first emphasizes the descriptive aspects and processes operating on carbonate deposits in greatly varied settings, and then considers applications for basin analysis, as well as economic and historical aspects.

Carbonates in Continental Settings: Geochemistry, Diagenesis and Applications will be a valuable tool for graduate and postgraduate students as well as for experienced researchers. This volume features sections covering geochemistry, digenesis, stratigraphy as well as economic and heritage aspects.


Contents

1. The geochemistry of continental carbonates
2. Diagenesis of carbonates in continental settings
3. Silicification of continental Carbonates
4. Continental carbonates as indicators of paleoclimate
5. Continental sequence stratigraphy and continental carbonates
6. Economic aspects of continental carbonates and carbonates transformed under continental conditions
7. Continental carbonates - preservation of natural and historic heritage sites


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