Contributors. Preface. 1. Introduction (H.G. Reading). 2. Controls on the sedimentary rock record (H.G. Reading & B.K. Levell). 3. Alluvial sediments (J.D. Collinson). 4. Lakes (M.R. Talbot and P.A. Allen). 5. Desert aeolian systems (G.A. Kocurek). 6. Clastic coasts (H.G. Reading & J.D. Collinson). 7. Shallow clastic seas (H.D. Johnson & C.T. Baldwin). 8. Marine evaporites: arid shorelines and basins (A.C. Kendall & G.M. Harwood). 9. Shallow-water carbonate environments (V.P. Wright & T.P. Burchette). 10. Deep seas (D.A.V. Stow, H.G. Reading & J.D. Collinson). 11. Glacial sediments (J.M.G. Miller). 12. Volcanic environments (G.J. Orton). 13. Problems and perspectives (H.G. Reading). References. Index.
Harold G. Reading is the author of Sedimentary Environments: Processes, Facies and Stratigraphy, 3rd Edition, published by Wiley.
"...definitely one of the best summaries and best written statements on the subject available today.... Every sedimentologist, stratigrapher, sedimentary petrologist and earth resources geologist should have a copy in their personal library." (Journal of Sedimentary Petrology)