Principles of Tidal Sedimentology

October 22, 2011|
Principles of Tidal Sedimentology by Richard A. Davis Jr.
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This book presents a comprehensive, contemporary review of tidal environments and deposits. Individual chapters, each written by world-class experts, cover the full spectrum of coastal, shallow-marine and even deep-marine settings where tidal action influences or controls sediment movement and deposition. Both siliciclastic and carbonate deposits are covered. Various chapters examine the dynamics of sediment transport by tides, and the morphodynamics of tidal systems. Several chapters explore the occurrence of tidal deposits in the stratigraphic context of entire sedimentary basins.

This book is essential reading for both coastal geologists and managers, and geologists interested in extracting hydrocarbons from complex tidal successions.

Richard A. Davis, Jr., is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, with 40 years of teaching experience, last 32 years at University of South Florida, USA. He has been visiting professor at many universities. He authored and edited 14 books (2 of them for Springer) and numerous publications. He is a member of Geological Society of America, th...
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Title:Principles of Tidal SedimentologyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:621 pages, 10.24 X 7.6 X 0 inShipping dimensions:621 pages, 10.24 X 7.6 X 0 inPublished:October 22, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9400701225

ISBN - 13:9789400701229

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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