Hydrogen and Oxygen Isotopic Composition of Sedimentary Rocks of Marine Genesis and Implications for Paleothermometry

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Abstract

Important information regarding the evolution of the ocean and climatic changes of the Earth during geological history becomes available from investigating oxygen and hydrogen isotope abundances in pore waters and in the minerals of sedimentary rocks.

Keywords

Isotopic Composition Pore Water Sedimentary Rock Oxygen Isotope Meteoric Water 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Water Problems Institute of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Isotope LaboratoryInstitute of Hydrogeology and Engineering GeologyMoscowRussia

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