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Sequence Stratigraphy

Sequence Stratigraphy

Dominic Emery (Editor), Keith Myers (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-68504-4

Jul 2013, Wiley-Blackwell

304 pages

$109.99

Description

The innovation and refinement of the techniques and concepts of sequence stratigraphy has been one of the most exciting and profound developments in geology over the past thirty years. Seismic stratigraphy has now become one of the standard tools of the geoscientist, and there is a pressing need for an introductory text on sequence stratigraphy. This new book sets out to define and explain the concepts, principles and applications of this remarkably influential approach to the study of sedimentary strata. The authors take a rigorous objective stance in evaluating the techniques and interpretation of sequence stratigraphy - basing the text on an internal training course developed by British Petroleum (BP).
  • A new text on this increasingly important field
  • A practical guide based on the experience of practising sequence stratigraphers
  • Based on a highly successful BP training course
List of Contributors.

Preface.

1 Historical Perspective.

2 Concepts and Principles of Sequence Stratigraphy.

3 Seismic Stratigraphy.

4 Outcrop and Well Data.

5 Chronostratigraphic Charts.

6 Biostratigraphy.

7 Fluvial Systems.

8 Paralic Successions.

9 Deep-marine Clastic Systems.

10 Carbonate Systems.

11 Organic-rich Facies and Hydrocarbon Source Rocks.

12 Computer Modelling of Basin Fill.

References.

Index.


  • A new text on this increasingly important field.

  • A practical guide based on the experience of practising sequence stratigraphers.

  • Based on a highly successful BP training course.