By Editors H. M. Pedley and G. Carannante
Prior to now decade, paintings on cool-water carbonates has multiplied to turn into a mainstream study zone. stories on sleek and Quaternary deposits will remain very important; despite the fact that, there's expanding momentum in the direction of unravelling sediment strategies, biotaÂ–sediment interactions and diagenetic items in Cenozoic and older cool-water carbonates. Many contributions during this e-book record Cenozoic and Quaternary carbonates from landlocked (microtidal) water-bodies. those carbonates exhibit vital changes in biota and upholstery distributions compared to international ocean examples. accordingly, the clinical group is now higher put to reinterpret pre-Tertiary carbonates the place there's a suspicion that they have got built below microtidal stipulations. a few papers within the e-book offer new ways to examining environmental switch inside of macrotidal regimes and others lay company foundations for destiny cool-water carbonate diagenetic learn. the purpose of the e-book is to demonstrate contemporary overseas contributions to cool-water carbonates examine, with an emphasis on Neogene and up to date case experiences. Contributions are divided into 3 sections: microtidal carbonates from the Mediterranean realm; macrotidal examples from New Zealand, Australia and Mexico; and early diagenetic fabrics.Also to be had: Geometry and Petrogenesis of Dolomite Hydrocarbon Reservoirs - ISBN 1862391661 The Palynology And Micropalaeontology of barriers - ISBN 1862391602 Carbonate Platform structures: parts and Interactions - ISBN 1862390746
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Cool-Water Carbonates: Depositional Systems and Palaeoenvironmental Controls (Geological Society Special Publication) by Editors H. M. Pedley and G. Carannante