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Marine Geology

Marine Geology - 82 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135569368

Cover of Marine Geology 82 (ISBN 978-0135569368)
ISBN13: 978-0135569368
ISBN10: 0135569362
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 82
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 1982
International: No

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Marine Geology - 82 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135569368

James P. Kennett

ISBN13: 978-0135569368
ISBN10: 0135569362
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 82
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 1982
International: No
Summary

Junior, Senior, Graduate level text for Marine Geology, Marine Stratigraphy and Sedimentology or plate tectonics. Course found in both Geology and Oceanography departments.

Table of Contents

Introduction.
I. THE STRUCTURAL AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SETTING.

Geophysics and Ocean Morphology.
Marine Stratigraphy, Correlation and Chronology.
Continental Drift and Sea-Floor Spreading: Prelude to Plate Tectonics.
Plate Tectonics.
Tectonic History of the Oceans.
The Oceanic Crust.
Ocean Circulation.

THE OCEAN MARGINS.

Sea Level History and Seismic Stratigraphy.
Nearshore Geological Processes and the Continental Shelf.
Continental Margin Types and Divergent Margins.
Convergent or Active Margins.

III. OCEANIC SEDIMENTS AND MICROFOSSILS.

Terrigenous Deep-Sea Sediments.
Geological Effects of Bottom Currents: Motion and Commotion.
Oceanic Microfossils.

IV. OCEAN HISTORY.

Approaches to Paleoceanography, Paleoceanographic and Sediment History of the Ocean Basins.
Global Paleoceanographic Evolution: Critical Events in Ocean History.

References.
Indexes.

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