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Post-Devonian Sediment Cover over New York State

Evidence from Fluid-Inclusion, Organic Maturation, Clay Diagenesis and Stable Isotope Studies

  • Authors
  • Golam Sarwar
  • Gerald M. Friedman

Part of the Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences book series (LNEARTH, volume 58)

About this book

Introduction

This book describes four different methods of paleotemperature assessment on selected Paleozoic rock units and determines spatial variations in maximum burial depths of these units and thicknesses of lost overburden. Stratigraphic and tectonic history of the northern Appalachian basin is described in details followed by a critical review of fluid inclusion, clay diagenesis, organic maturation, and stable isotope techniques of paleotemperature measurements in sedimentary rocks.

Keywords

Sediment Sedimentary strata Sedimentation clay diagenesis diagenesis erosional removal fluid inclusions geology organic maturation paleotemperatures sedimentary rock stable isotopes

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/BFb0011416
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 1995
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-59458-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-49271-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0930-0317
  • Series Online ISSN 1613-2580
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