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Sedimentology and Sedimentary Basins: From Turbulence to Tectonics

Sedimentology and Sedimentary Basins: From Turbulence to Tectonics

by Mike R. Leeder

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781444348361
Pages: 784
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 20 Mb
Date posting: 2020-07-03
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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 sedimentary basins.. "The author addresses the principles of the subject, emphasising the advantages of a general science approach and the importance of understanding ...