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Sequence Stratigraphy By Dominic Emery

Sequence Stratigraphy
by Dominic Emery

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Presents the tools and techniques of sequence stratigraphy. This book covers a brief history, concepts and principles, tools, and applications of sequence stratigraphy to different depositional systems. It emphasises on seeing sequence stratigraphy in its sedimentological context, relating product to process.
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Sequence Stratigraphy by Dominic Emery

Following publication of the landmark "American Association of Petroleum Geologists Memoir 26" in 1977, seismic and sequence stratigraphy revitalized the traditional subject of stratigraphy. It became one of the liveliest and most controversial disciplines in the earth sciences. The dust has now largely settled but the science of sequence stratigraphy is still being driven forward, with work on high resolution examples from outcrop and the subsurface and computer modeling of sedimentary fill from parasequence to basin scales. "Sequence Stratigraphy", based on the successful training course of BP, sets out to define and explain the concepts, principles and applications of this profoundly influential set of techniques.Not least, the dense terminology of the subject is carefully de-mystified, with reference to numerous real examples. This book is, above all, a practical guide and presents the tools and techniques of sequence stratigraphy. It is a arranged to cover four main themes: a brief history; concepts and principles; tools; and applications of sequence stratigraphy to different depositional systems. Emphasis is given to the importance of seeing sequence stratigraphy in its sedimentological context, relating product to process.

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About Dominic Emery


Dominic Emery and Keith Myers are the authors of Sequence Stratigraphy, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents


List of Contributors Preface 1 Historical Perspective2 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

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GOR002833605
Sequence Stratigraphy by Dominic Emery
Dominic Emery
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1996-08-27
304
0632037067
9780632037063
N/A
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