Mud and Mudstones: Introduction and Overview / Edition 1

Mud and Mudstones: Introduction and Overview / Edition 1

by Paul E. Potter, J. B. Maynard, Pedro J. Depetris, Pedro Depetris
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540221573

ISBN-13: 9783540221579

Pub. Date: 06/08/2005

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This book provides the first elementary overview of mud and mudstone written for a broad spectrum of professionals, teachers and students in geology, petroleum geology and engineering, urban planning and development, paleontology and paleoecology, and architecture and archaeology.  See more details below

Overview

This book provides the first elementary overview of mud and mudstone written for a broad spectrum of professionals, teachers and students in geology, petroleum geology and engineering, urban planning and development, paleontology and paleoecology, and architecture and archaeology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540221579
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
06/08/2005
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
297
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.63(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1Overview1
2Production of mud and silt7
3Transport and deposition23
4Role of oxygen55
5Muddy depositional systems75
6Burial127
7Provenance of mudstones157
8Muddy basins175
9Practicalities225
App. A.1Field and core description246
App. A.2Terminology256
App. A.3Clay minerals258
App. A.4Soils and paleosols263
App. A.5Petrographic study266
App. A.6Organic matter268
App. A.7Isotopes : the stable isotopes of C, O, H, S, and N271

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