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Global Geological Record of Lake Basins, Volume 1
     

Global Geological Record of Lake Basins, Volume 1

by E. Gierlowski-Kordesch, K. Kelts
 

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ISBN-10: 0521031680

ISBN-13: 9780521031684

Pub. Date: 09/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A result of the Global Geological Lake Basin (GGLAB) study, this book is a concise summary of the information available on a global spectrum of lacustrine deposits—looking in particular at paleoenvironmental aspects. It will assess, for every geological time window, key lacustrine sequences worldwide in the form of short summaries of specific deposits. For the

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A result of the Global Geological Lake Basin (GGLAB) study, this book is a concise summary of the information available on a global spectrum of lacustrine deposits—looking in particular at paleoenvironmental aspects. It will assess, for every geological time window, key lacustrine sequences worldwide in the form of short summaries of specific deposits. For the first time, a common language will be defined to describe these deposits. The information will allow correlation with marine deposits, define paleo-rainfall patterns and help calibrate paleoclimate parameters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521031684
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
World and Regional Geology Series , #4
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.83(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Preface; Introduction; Part I. Selected Topics; Part II. Precambrian; Part III. Cambrian and Devonian; Part IV. Carboniferous to Permian; Part V. Permo-Triassic to Jurassic; Part VI. Early Cretaceous; Part VII. Late Cretaceous; Part VIII. Paleocene to Eocene; Part IX. Oligocene; Part X. Miocene to Pliocene; Part XI. Quaternary.

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