Controls on Facies Mosaics of Carbonate Platforms: A Case Study from the Oxfordian of the Swiss Jura

  1. Peter K. Swart,
  2. Gregor P. Eberli,
  3. Judith A. McKenzie,
  4. Ian Jarvis Series Editor2 and
  5. Tom Stevens Series Co-Editor3
  1. André Strasser and
  2. Stéphanie Védrine

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312065.ch13

Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg

Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg

How to Cite

Strasser, A. and Védrine, S. (2009) Controls on Facies Mosaics of Carbonate Platforms: A Case Study from the Oxfordian of the Swiss Jura, in Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg (eds P. K. Swart, G. P. Eberli, J. A. McKenzie, I. Jarvis and T. Stevens), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312065.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Geography, Geology and the Environment Centre for Earth and Environmental Science Research Kingston University, London Penrhyn Road Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE UK

  2. 3

    Department of Geography Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405193801

Online ISBN: 9781444312065

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Keywords:

  • carbonate system;
  • facies;
  • sea-level changes;
  • cyclostratigraphy;
  • Oxfordian;
  • Switzerland

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Studied Sections, Palaeogeography and Stratigraphy

  • Definition and Correlation of Depositional Sequences

  • Controls on Facies Distribution

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements