Layering: What Does it Mean?

  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. Harold R. Wanless

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312065.ch18

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

Wanless, H. R. (2009) Layering: What Does it Mean?, 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.ch18

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 Geological Sciences, University of Miami, P.O. Box 249176, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA

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:

  • layering;
  • texture;
  • burrowing;
  • diagenesis;
  • Ginsburg

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Primary Stratification

  • Grain Size

  • The Point Bar-Tempestite-Turbidite-Tsunamiite Dilemma

  • Bioturbation of Layering

  • Sea-Level-Driven Pulses of Sedimentation

  • Subsurface Deposition

  • Diagenesis and Layering

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgements