Carbonate Platforms: Facies, Sequences and Evolution (IAS by Maurice E. Tucker, James Lee Wilson, Paul D. Crevello, J.

By Maurice E. Tucker, James Lee Wilson, Paul D. Crevello, J. Rick Sarg, J. Fred Read

This quantity additionally discusses the pc modelling of carbonate cycles and series research. it will turn out a useful textual content for senior undergraduate and postgraduate scholars within the earth sciences quite often and also will be of price to the pro researcher. Carbonate systems includes contributions from a global authorship and the quantity has been edited by way of essentially the most revered names within the earth sciences. components coated contain; early rifting deposition; examples from carbonate sequences of Sardinia (Cambrian) and Tuscany ( Triassic-Jurassic), Italy; geometry and evolution of platform-margin bioclastic shoals, past due Dinantian (Mississippian), Derbyshire, united kingdom; cyclic sedimentation in cabonate and combined carbonate/clastic environments; 4 simulation courses for a laptop computing device; heart Triassic carbonate ramp platforms within the Catalan foundation, N.E. Spain; facies, cycles, depositional sequencies and controls; phases within the evolution of past due Triassic and Jurassic platform carbonates; western margin of the Subalpine basin, Ardech, France. The formation and drowning of remoted carbonate systems; tectonic and ecologic keep an eye on of the Northern Apennines; controls on top Jurassic carbonate building up improvement within the Lusitanian Basin, Portugal; Hauterivian to decrease Aptian carbonate shelf sedimentation and series stratigraphy within the Jura and northern Subalpine chains (southeastern France and Swiss Jura); basement structural controls on Mesozoic carbonate facies in northeastern Mexico; the Aptian-Albian carbonate episode of the Basque-Cantabrian foundation (Northern Spain); basic features, controls and evolution; reaction of the Arabian carbonate platform margin slope to orogenic final of an ocean basin, Cretaceous, Oman,

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The micritic coating and pore bridging textures are interpreted as a pedogenic texture formed in a calcrete profile. This indicates that these intraclasts were reworked from parts of the shoal complex which were subaerially exposed or from shoal se- quence boundaries. Type C intraclasts are similar to microfacies 4 which was deposited in sheltered areas within the shoal complex. The local preferential alignment of allochems is attributed to deposition by bedload processes or, in the case of layers of highly stacked shells, a high degree of winnowing.

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