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Sedimentology and Sedimentary Basins From Turbulence to Tectonics

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ISBN-10: 1405177837

ISBN-13: 9781405177832

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Mike Leeder

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Book details

List price: $52.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/21/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.60" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

Making Sediment
Clastic sediment as chemical and physical breakdown products
Carbonate, siliceous, iron-rich and evaporite sediments
Sediment grain properties
Moving fluid
Fluid basics
Types of Fluid Motion
Transporting sediment
Sediment in fluid and fluid flow - general
Bedforms and sedimentary structures in flows and under waves
Sediment gravity flows and their deposits
Liquefaction, fluidisation and sliding sediment deformation
Major external controls on sedimentation and sedimentary environments
Major External Controls on Sedimentation
Continental Sedimentary Environments
Subaerial fans: alluvial and colluvial
Aeolian sediments in low-latitude deserts
Marine Sedimentary Environments
River and fan deltas
Linear clastic shorelines
Calcium carbonate-evaporite shorelines, shelves and basins
Deep ocean
Sedimentary Architecture of Sedimentary basins
Sediment in sedimentary basins: a user's guide
Topics: Sediment solutions to interdisciplinary problems
Sediments solve wider interdisciplinary problems