Chapter 3. Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks

  1. Michael E. Brookfield

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694015.ch3

Principles of Stratigraphy

Principles of Stratigraphy

How to Cite

Brookfield, M. E. (2003) Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks, in Principles of Stratigraphy, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694015.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111645

Online ISBN: 9780470694015

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Keywords:

  • sediments;
  • sedimentary rocks;
  • biochemical sediments;
  • transporting fluid;
  • deposition

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Transportation and deposition 22

  • Clastic sediments and sedimentary rocks 24

  • Chemical and biochemical sediments and sedimentary rocks