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By Sam Boggs Jr.

ISBN-10: 0131547283

ISBN-13: 9780131547285

A concise therapy of the basic ideas of sedimentology and stratigraphy, that includes the $64000 actual, chemical, organic and stratigraphic features of sedimentary rocks. emphasised are the ways that the research of sedimentary rocks is used to interpret depositional environments, alterations in historical sea point, and different exciting facets of Earth heritage. themes contain the beginning and delivery of sedimentary fabrics; actual homes of sedimentary rocks; composition, class and diagenesis of sedimentary rocks and ideas of stratigraphy and basin research. for people drawn to one textual content supplying entire assurance of either sedimentology and stratigraphy.

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