2010

The Geology of Stratigraphic Sequences

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ISBN: 978-3-642-05026-8 (Print) 978-3-642-05027-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. The Emergence of Modern Concepts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2

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      Pages 3-45

      Historical and Methodological Background

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 47-76

      The Basic Sequence Model

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      Pages 77-99

      Other Methods for the Stratigraphic Analysis of Cycles of Base-Level Change

  3. The Stratigraphic Framework

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-102

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      Pages 103-118

      The Major Types of Stratigraphic Cycle

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      Pages 119-142

      Cycles with Episodicities of Tens to Hundreds of Millions of Years

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      Pages 143-178

      Cycles with Million-Year Episodicities

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      Pages 179-236

      Cycles with Episodicities of Less than One Million Years

  4. Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 237-238

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      Pages 239-243

      Summary of Sequence-Generating Mechanisms

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      Pages 245-260

      Long-Term Eustasy and Epeirogeny

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      Pages 261-326

      Tectonic Mechanisms

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      Pages 327-353

      Orbital Forcing

  5. Chronostratigraphy and Correlation: An Assessment of the Current Status of “Global Eustasy”

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 355-356

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      Pages 357-379

      The Concept of the Global Cycle Chart

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      Pages 381-389

      Time in Sequence Stratigraphy

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      Pages 391-459

      Chronostratigraphy, Correlation, and Modern Tests for Global Eustasy

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 461-465

      Future Directions

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 467-522