A basic introduction to the principles of siliciclastic sequence stratigraphy. Included are definitions, concepts, and examples designed to illustrate the application of well logs, cores, and outcrops to the fundamental goal of stratigraphy: correlation.
Although published in 1990, the book provides a basic overview of concepts and terminology still being used today in sequence stratigraphy applications.
The most important application of sequence stratigraphy is to physically correlate rocks. Correlation means demonstrating time equivalency. Various correlation methods exist today, most based on the use of biostratigraphy or radiometric dating. Sequence stratigraphy provides relative age correlation by using surfaces in the rock record as chronostratigraphically significant boundaries.
When done correctly, sequence stratigraphic interpretations commonly provide new understanding of the evolution of stratal successions and new knowledge of how basins fill.
Siliciclastic Sequence Stratigraphy in Well Logs, Cores, and Outcrops: Concepts for High-Resolution Correlation of Time and Facies is a must volume for petroleum geologists, stratigraphers and sedimentologists.
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We are a pillar of the world-wide scientific community. Our books foster scientific research, advance the science of geology and promote the most effective use of petroleum extraction & processing technology and practice.
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Descripción American Association of Petrol, 1990. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110891816577
Descripción American Association of Petroleum Geologists. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0891816577 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW7.0492003
Descripción American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1990. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0891816577