Chapter 8. Basin Analysis

  1. Michael E. Brookfield

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694015.ch8

Principles of Stratigraphy

Principles of Stratigraphy

How to Cite

Brookfield, M. E. (2003) Basin Analysis, in Principles of Stratigraphy, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694015.ch8

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:

  • basin-fill architecture;
  • sediment provenance;
  • sediment dispersal;
  • paleothermometry;
  • paleotectonic maps

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Basin-fill architecture

  • Sediment provenance

  • Paleocurrents and sediment dispersal

  • Backstripping

  • Paleothermometry

  • Paleogeographic and paleotectonic maps