Chapter 1. Introduction to the Field Guide

  1. A. E. Mather1,
  2. J. M. Martín2,
  3. A. M. Harvey3 and
  4. J. C. Braga2
  1. Anne E. Mather1,
  2. José M. Martín2,
  3. Adrian M. Harvey3 and
  4. Juan C. Braga2

Published Online: 17 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300604.ch1

A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain

A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain

How to Cite

Mather, A. E., Martín, J. M., Harvey, A. M. and Braga, J. C. (2001) Introduction to the Field Guide, in A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain (eds A. E. Mather, J. M. Martín, A. M. Harvey and J. C. Braga), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300604.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

  2. 2

    Departamento de Estratigrafía y Paleontología, Universidad de Granada, Campus Fuentenueva, 18002 Granada, Spain

  3. 3

    Department of Geography, Roxby Building, University of Liverpool, Liverpool PO Box 147, L69 3BX, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

  2. 2

    Departamento de Estratigrafía y Paleontología, Universidad de Granada, Campus Fuentenueva, 18002 Granada, Spain

  3. 3

    Department of Geography, Roxby Building, University of Liverpool, Liverpool PO Box 147, L69 3BX, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059195

Online ISBN: 9781444300604

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Keywords:

  • field guide, focusing on the Neogene and Quaternary;
  • guide providing general background of Sorbas Basin;
  • Almería Province – for studying the relationships between tectonics, sedimentary geology and geomorphology;
  • best topographic maps - Mapa Militar de España series;
  • rocks showing deformation from syn-sedimentary soft sediment deformation to brittle strike-slip faulting;
  • erosional landforms including pediments, canyons and badlands

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Aim of this field guide

  • Background to the study area

  • Climate

  • Accommodation, travel and general facilities

  • Map coverage