Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

ISBN-10: 0130996963

ISBN-13: 9780130996961

Edition: 3rd 2001

Authors: Sam Boggs

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List price: $109.40
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/9/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 726
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

Boggs-University of Oregon

Origin And Transport Of Sedimentary Materials
Weathering, Soils, and Paleoclimates
Subaerial Weathering Processes
Physical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Weathering Rates
Products of Subaerial Weathering
Submarine Weathering Processes and Products. Soils
Soil-Forming Processes
Soil Profiles and Soil Classification
Recognition of Palesols
Paleoclimate Indicators.
Causes of Climatic Variations—Forcing Factors
Influence of Climate on the Sedimentary Record
Paleoclimate Modeling
Major Paleoclimatic Patterns on Earth
Concluding Remarks
Transport and Deposition of Siliciclastic Sediment
Fundamentals of Fluid Flow
Types of Fluids
Laminar versus Turbulent Flow
Reynolds Number
Velocity Profile and Bed Roughness
Boundary Shear Stress
Froude Number
Particle Transport by Fluids
Particle Entrainment by Currents
Role of Particle Settling Velocity in Transport
Sediment Loads and Transport Paths
Sediment Transport and Bedform Generation
Transport by Wind
Transport by Glacial Ice
Deposits of Fluid Flows
Particle Transport by Sediment Gravity Flows
Turbidity Currents
Liquefied Flows
Grain Flows
Debris Flows and Mud Flows
Physical Properties Of Sedimentary Rocks
Sedimentary Textures
Grain Size
Grain-Size Scales
Measuring Grain Size
Graphical and Mathematical Treatment of Grain-Size Data
Application and Importance of Grain-Size Data
Particle Shape
Particle Form
Surface Texture
Fourier Shape Analysis
Grain Orientation
Grain Packing, Grain-to-Grain Relations, and Porosity
Sedimentary Structures
Kinds of Primary Sedimentary Structures
Stratification and Bedforms
Bedding and Lamination
Ripples and Cross-Bedding
Ripple Cross-Lamination
Flaser and Lenticular Bedding
Hummocky Cross-Stratification
Irregular Stratification
Bedding-Plane Markings
Markings Generated by Erosion and Deposition
Markings Generated by Deformation: Load Casts
Biogenic Structures
Bedding-Plane Markings of Miscellaneous Origin
Other Structures
Sandstone Dikes and Sills.
Structures of Secondary Origin
Paleocurrent Analysis from Sedimentary Structures
Composition, Classification, And Diagenesis Of Sedimentary Rocks
Siliciclastic Sedimentary Rocks
Framework Mineralogy
Mineral Cements
Chemical Composition
Classification of Sandstones
Sandstone Maturity
General Characteristics of Major Classes of Sandstones
Particle Composition
Origin and Occurrence of Conglomerates
Origin and Occurrence of Shales
Provenance Significance of Mineral Compositions
Stages and Realms of Diagenesis
Major Diagenetic Processes and Effects
Carbonate Sedimentary Rocks
Elemental Chemistry
Limestone Textures
Carbonate Grains
Microcrystalline Calcite
Sparry Calcite
Dolomite Textures
Structures in Carbonate Rocks
Classification of Carbonate Rocks
Origin of Carbonate Rocks
The Role of Organisms in Precipitation of Calcium Carbonate
Other Factors Affecting Early Dolomization
Regimes of Carbonate Diagenesis
Major Diagenetic Processes and Changes
Summary Results of Carbonate Diagenesis
Other Chemical/Biochemical and Carbonaceous Sedimentary Rocks
Kinds of Evaporites
Origin of Evaporite Deposits
Diagenesis of Evaporites
Siliceous Sedimentary Rocks (Cherts)
Mineralogy and Texture
Chemical Composition
Varieties of Chert
Bedded Chert
Nodular Cherts
Origin of Cherts
Iron-Bearing Sedimentary Rocks
Kinds of Iron-Rich Sedimentary Rocks
Iron-Rich Shales
Miscellaneous Iron-Rich Sediments
Origin of Iron Formations and Ironstones
Sedimentary Phospohrites
Composition of Phosphorites
Characteristics of Phosphate Deposits
Principal Kinds of Phosphorite Deposits
Origin of Phosphorites
Summary of Phosphorite Deposition
An Alternate View
Carbonaceous Sedimentary Rocks: Coal, Oil Shale, Bitumens
Kinds of Organic Matter in Sedimentary Rocks
Classification of Carbonaceous Sedimentary Rocks
Oil Shale (Kerogen Shale)
Petroleum and Natural Bitumins
Depositional Environments
Principles of Environmental Interpretation and Classification
Concept of Environment
Sedimentary Processes and Products
Sedimentary Process and Response
Facies Associations
Basic Tools of Environmental Analysis
Classification of Depositional Environments
Facies Models
Definition of Models
Types of Facies Models
Construction and Use of Models
Continental Environments
Fluvial Systems
Alluvial Fans. River Systems
Eolian Desert Systems
Transport and Depositional Process
Deposits of Modern Deserts
Kinds of Eolian Systems
Bounding Surfaces in Eolian Deposits
Ancient Desert Deposits
Lacustrine Systems
Origin and Size of Lakes
Sedimentation Processes in Lakes
Characteristics of Lacustrine Deposits
Recognition of Ancient Lake Deposits
Examples of Ancient Lake Deposits
Glacial Systems
Environmental Setting
Transport and Deposition in Glacial Environments
Glacial Facies
Continental Ice Facies
Marine Glacial Facies
Vertical Facies Successions
Ancient Glacial Deposits
Marginal Marine Environments
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