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Sedimentary Basins: Evolution, Facies, and Sediment Budget

By: Gerhard Einsele

792 pages, 343 figs, 10 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2000 | Edition: 2 | #108016 | ISBN: 354066193X
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&i;'The book is so packed with readable information that it is impossible to do justice to the detail in a short review. Intended for advanced students and professionals, it provides a valuable up-to-date general account'&o; ESRISAT


Contents

Types of Sedimentary Basins: Basin Classification and Depositional Environments.- Depositional Systems and Facies Models: Continental Sediments; Coastal and Shallow Sea Sediments (Including Carbonates); Sediments of Adjacent Seas and Estuaries; Oceanic Sediments; Special Depositional Environments and Sediments; Sequences, Minor Cycles and Event Stratigraphy.- Subsidence, Flux Rates and Sediment Budget: Subsidence; Denudation - Solute Transport and Flux Rates of Terrigenous Sediment; Sedimentation Rates and Organic Matter in Various Depositional Environments; The Interplay Between Sediment Supply, Subsidence and Basin Fill.- Basin Evolution: Basin Evolution and Sediments.- Diagenesis and Fluid Flow: Mechanical and Chemical Diagenesis; Hydrocarbons and Coal.- References.- Subject Index.


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