Section 5: Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene Sequence Stratigraphy of Alabama

  1. Ernest A. Mancini,
  2. Ernest E. Russell,
  3. David T. Dockery,
  4. Juergen Reinhardt,
  5. Charles C. Smith,
  6. Gerald Baum,
  7. Thomas Gibson,
  8. Douglas Jones and
  9. Berry Tew
  1. Gerald R. Baum1 and
  2. Peter R. Vail2

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118669952.ch6

Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene Biostratigraphy and Lithostratigraphy of the Eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: Memphis, Tennessee to Atlanta, Georgia, July 20-30, 1989

Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene Biostratigraphy and Lithostratigraphy of the Eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: Memphis, Tennessee to Atlanta, Georgia, July 20-30, 1989

How to Cite

Baum, G. R. and Vail, P. R. (1989) Section 5: Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene Sequence Stratigraphy of Alabama, in Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene Biostratigraphy and Lithostratigraphy of the Eastern Gulf Coastal Plain: Memphis, Tennessee to Atlanta, Georgia, July 20-30, 1989 (eds E. A. Mancini, E. E. Russell, D. T. Dockery, J. Reinhardt, C. C. Smith, G. Baum, T. Gibson, D. Jones and B. Tew), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118669952.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Arco Oil and Gas Company, Plano

  2. 2

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Rice University, Houston

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905617

Online ISBN: 9781118669952

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Keywords:

  • Alabama Coastal Plain;
  • Basal Chickasawhay stage;
  • Basal Claiborne stage;
  • Basal Jackson stage;
  • Basal Midway;
  • Basal Sabine stage;
  • Basal Vicksburg stage;
  • Type 1 and 2 depositional sequence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sequence Stratigraphic Concepts

  • Application of Sequence Stratigraphic Concepts to Alabama Coastal Plain Outcrop Stratigraphy

  • Depositional Sequences in Relationship to Gulf Coast Stages

  • Conclusions