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Carbonate Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy

Series: Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology Volume: 8

Society for Sedimentary Geology

Hardback | Jan 2005 | #232764 | ISBN: 1565761162
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Sedimentology and stratigraphy are neighbors yet distinctly separate entities within the earth sciences. Sedimentology searches for the common traits of sedimentary rocks regardless of age as it reconstructs environments and processes of deposition and erosion from the sediment record. Stratigraphy, by contrast, concentrates on changes with time, on measuring time and correlating coeval events. Sequence stratigraphy straddles the boundary between the two fields. Carbonate Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy, dedicated to carbonate rocks, approaches sequence stratigraphy from its sedimentologic background. Carbonate Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy attempts to communicate by combining different specialities and different lines of reasoning, and by searching for principles underlying the bewildering diversity of carbonate rocks. It provides enough general background, in introductory chapters and appendices, to be easily digestible for sedimentologists and stratigraphers as well as earth scientists at large.

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