Origin of Carbonate Sedimentary Rocks PDF ePub eBook

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Origin of Carbonate Sedimentary Rocks free pdf This textbook provides an overview of the origin and preservation of carbonate sedimentary rocks. The focus is on limestones and dolostones and the sediments from which they are derived. The approach is general and universal and draws heavily on fundamental discoveries, arresting interpretations, and keystone syntheses that have been developed over the last five decades. The book is designed as a teaching tool for upper level undergraduate classes, a fundamental reference for graduate and research students, and a scholarly source of information for practicing professionals whose expertise lies outside this specialty. The approach is rigorous, with every chapter being designed as a separate lecture on a specific topic that is encased within a larger scheme. The text is profusely illustrated with all colour diagrams and images of rocks, subsurface cores, thin sections, modern sediments, and underwater seascapes. Additional resources for this book can be found at: www.wiley.com/go/james/carbonaterocks

About Noel P. James

Noel James, Professor of Geology at Queen sUniversity, Canada, has, for over 40 years focused his research oncarbonate sediments and rocks that range from the modern seafloorto the Archean, studying their origin via extensive marine andterrestrial fieldwork, petrography, and geochemistry. He has taught numerous courses on oceanography, carbonatesedimentology, petroleum geology and the evolution of North Americato undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals as well asediting or authoring nine scientific books. He has beenhonoured many times by learned societies, is a Fellow of the RoyalSociety of Canada, and a Member of the Order of Canada. Brian Jones, Distinguished University Professor (Geology) atthe University of Alberta, Canada, has, for over 40 years taughtnumerous courses at the introductory and advanced level oncarbonate sedimentology and diagenesis. His research oncarbonates has concentrated on the deposition and diagenesis ofmodern and Cenozoic deposits in the Caribbean, surface andsubsurface Paleozoic rocks in the Western Canadian SedimentaryBasin, many of which are prolific hydrocarbon reservoirs, andspring deposits worldwide. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society ofCanada, and the first Middleton Medalist of the GeologicalAssociation of Canada.

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Author : Noel P. James
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 14 August 2015
ISBN : 1118652738
EAN : 9781118652732
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 464 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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