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Principles of Sedimentary Basin Analysis

By: Andrew D Miall

616 pages, B/w plates, figs, tabs, maps


Hardback | Dec 1999 | Edition: 3 | #103193 | ISBN: 3540657908
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Developments such as the publication of new stratigraphic codes; new research in fission-track dating; evolution of thought regarding the importance of tectonic versus eustatic controls of regional and global cycles; and refinements of geophysically-based, basin-subsidence models have necessitated the publication of a second edition of this book.


Contents: Part 1: The Stratigraphy and Sedimentology of Sedimentary Basins: Introduction. The Stratigraphic-Sedimentologic Data Base. Stratigraphic Correlation. Facies Analysis. Basin Mapping Methods. Depositional Systems and Sequence Stratigraphy.- Part 2: Global Controls of Sedimentary Basin Development. Basin Subsidence and Fill Models. Regional and Global Stratigraphic Cycles. Sedimentation and Plate Tectonics. Conclusions.- Subject Index.- Authors Index.

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