The Biomarker Guide: Volume 2, Biomarkers and Isotopes in Petroleum Systems and Earth History / Edition 2

The Biomarker Guide: Volume 2, Biomarkers and Isotopes in Petroleum Systems and Earth History / Edition 2

by K. E. Peters, C. C. Walters, J. M. Moldowan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521039983

ISBN-13: 9780521039987

Pub. Date: 08/18/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The second volume itemizes parameters used to genetically correlate petroleum and interpret thermal maturity and extent of biodegradation. It documents most known petroleum systems by geologic age throughout Earth history.

Overview

The second volume itemizes parameters used to genetically correlate petroleum and interpret thermal maturity and extent of biodegradation. It documents most known petroleum systems by geologic age throughout Earth history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521039987
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/18/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
704
Sales rank:
988,008
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

About the authors; Preface; Purpose; Acknowledgements; Part II. Biomarkers and Isotopes in Petroleum Systems and Earth History: 12. Geochemical correlation and chemometrics; 13. Source- and age-related biomarker parameters; 14. Maturity-related biomarker parameters; 15. Non-biomarker maturity parameters; 16. Biodegradation parameters; 17. Tectonic and biotic history of the Earth; 18. Petroleum systems through time; 19. Problem areas and further work; Appendix: geologic time charts; Glossary; References; Index.

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