Chapter 1. Historical Perspective

  1. Dominic Emery and
  2. Keith Myers
  1. D. Emery

Published Online: 10 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313710.ch1

Sequence Stratigraphy

Sequence Stratigraphy

How to Cite

Emery, D. (1996) Historical Perspective, in Sequence Stratigraphy (eds D. Emery and K. Myers), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313710.ch1

Editor Information

  1. BP Exploration, Uxbridge One, 1 Harefield Road, Uxbridge, London, UK

Author Information

  1. BP Exploration, Uxbridge One, 1 Harefield Road, Uxbridge, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632037063

Online ISBN: 9781444313710

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Keywords:

  • sequence stratigraphy;
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists (SEPM);
  • Sacred theories -Deluge and Noah's story;
  • seismic stratigraphy;
  • high-resolution subseismic-scale sequence stratigraphy;
  • sequence stratigraphy bandwagon roles;
  • tectonic versus eustatic debate;
  • future direction of sequence stratigraphy;
  • sequence stratigraphy and non-marine and deep-marine settings

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is sequence stratigraphy?

  • The evolution of sequence stratigraphy