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By James L. Best,Paul B. Wignall

ISBN-10: 1119257123

ISBN-13: 9781119257127

The Carboniferous Shannon Basin of Western eire has turn into some of the most visited box components on this planet. It presents a terrific chance for reading a variety of historical sedimentary environments, together with carbonate shelf, reefs and dirt mounds, black shales and phosphates, and a spectrum of deep sea, shallow marine, fluvio-deltaic and alluvial siliciclastic sediments. the world boasts broad outcrops and a few of the main well known sections via turbidites, large-scale tender sediment deformation gains and sediments that reveal a reaction to tectonic and sea-level controls.

This box consultant presents the 1st synthesis of the central localities during this region of Western eire, and offers an simply available instruction manual that might advisor the reader to, and inside, a variety of sedimentary facies, permitting an figuring out of the evolving nature of the fill of this Carboniferous basin and the context of its sedimentary and tectonic evolution. The advisor summarizes contemporary and new paintings within the sector via a number authors and descriptions problems with present debate in regards to the Shannon Basin and its palaeoenvironmental interpretation. the sphere advisor will locate vast use in instructing and examine by means of educational researchers, specialist and novice geologists, in addition to by way of utilized geologists, geophysicists and reservoir engineers who use those outcrops as analogues for subsurface reservoirs in lots of parts of the world.

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