Sedimentary Rocks in the Field,
Edition 1 A Color Guide
By Dorrik A.V. Stow

Publication Date: 30 Mar 2005
Sediments and sedimentary rocks cover 70% of the Earth's surface, and make up a significant portion of the geological record. Understanding the processes (physical, chemical and biological) that lead to formation of sedimentary material is key in disciplines ranging from geology to environmental science to archaeology. But before interpretation must come observation and identification: Stow's Field Guide is a must-have for this distinctly visual process

Professor Stow has culled his extensive research experience into a succinct guide designed for students and professionals in geophysics, geochemistry, paleontology, soil sciences, environmental sciences and more. Sections on field techniques and reader-friendly descriptions also make this guide accessible to amateur geologists.

Key Features

* More than 400 color photographs and diagrams
* Extensive cross-referencing for ease of use in the field
* Examples from more than 30 countries
* Focus on economic applications
About the author
By Dorrik A.V. Stow, School of Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton, U.K.
Book details
ISBN: 9780123694515
Page Count: 320
Retail Price : £32.99
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Guéguen/Boutéca, et al.: MECHANICS OF FLUID SATURATED ROCKS (2004, 450pp., Hardback, ISBN: 0123053552), $89.95/£54.99
Professionals and Students in geology, environmental sciences, ocean sciences, geochemistry and soil sciences; also for professionals in resource management, petroleum geology and more.