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  • Carbonate-Clastic Transitionsby Laurence (Hy) Doyle; H.H. Roberts

    Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95

    Over the years, the field of sedimentology has become subdivided into various specialities. Two of the largest groups are those who study clastic rocks and those who study carbonates. There is little communication between the two: journals appear which are exclusively devoted to one or the other, and research conferences tend to be mutually exclusive.... more...

  • Diagenesis in sediments and sedimentary rocksby Gunner Larsen; GeorgeV. Chilingarian

    Elsevier Science 1979; US$ 72.95

    Diagenesis in sediments and sedimentary rocks more...

  • Diagenesisby G.V. Chilingarian; K.H. Wolf

    Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95

    Diagenesis is a highly developed, interdisciplinary field of study. It is reciprocal in that it borrows from numerous scientific or technological specialities and then, in turn, repays them with useful results. Too often, however, the information gained and concepts developed remain unintegrated instead of being utilized quickly by several related... more...

  • Green Marine Claysby G.S. Odin

    Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95

    Green Marine Clays provides a comparative study of four authigenic marine clays: the well-known glaucony marine facies; the newly-identified sedimentary facies - verdine; the old oolitic ironstone facies; and the celadonite-bearing facies. The book demonstrates that the sea bottom plays host to a variety of clay minerals specific to the marine environment:... more...

  • Marine Manganese Depositsby G.P. Glasby

    Elsevier Science 1977; US$ 72.95

    Marine Manganese Deposits more...

  • Environmental Economicsby Katar Singh; Anil Shishodia

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 29.95

    Environmental Economics: Theory and Applications is a comprehensive treatise. on environmental economics with special focus on theories of collective action,. environmental policy and management. A balanced blend of theory and pratice, this book outlines the basic concepts,. theories, tools and techniques of environmental economics, which not only... more...

  • Foreland Basinsby P. A. Allen; P. Homewood

    Wiley 2009; US$ 75.00

    Firstly, this represents a collection of case-studies covering a wide range of basin types and tectonic and stratigraphic settings. Secondly, it highlights specific themes such as the history of subsidence and its relation to orogenesis, and the stratigraphic architecture of the basin fill. more...

  • Carbonate Platformsby M. E. Tucker

    Wiley 2009; US$ 85.00

    A collection of 11 papers on Carbonate Sedimentology which discusses case histories from Europe and the Middle East. Each case history comprises a description and interpretation of carbonate facies, their sequences and tectonic controls. more...

  • Calcretesby V. P. Wright; M. E. Tucker

    Wiley 2009; US$ 75.00

    Calcretes are an important component of many ancient fluvial, lacustrine and shallow-marine carbonate sequences, and they are widely developed in many parts of the world at the present time. Calcretes are useful to the earth scientist involved in reconstructing ancient environments, palaeoclimates and palaeographics, and they may also reveal details... more...

  • Sedimentology and Sedimentary Basinsby Mike R. Leeder

    Wiley 2009; US$ 119.95

    Sedimentology is a core discipline of earth and environmental sciences. It enquires the origins, transport and deposition of mineral sediment on the Earth's surface. The subject is a link between positive effects arising from the building of relief by tectonics and the negative action of denudation in drainage catchments and tectonic subsidence in... more...