15. The role of bacterial sulphate reduction in carbonate replacement of vanished evaporites: examples from the Holocene, Jurassic and Neoarchaean

  1. Christopher G. St.C. Kendall3,
  2. Abdulrahman S. Alsharhan4,
  3. Ian Jarvis5 and
  4. Tom Stevens6
  1. David T. Wright1 and
  2. Anthony Kirkham2

Published Online: 31 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392326.ch15

Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman

Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman

How to Cite

Wright, D. T. and Kirkham, A. (2010) The role of bacterial sulphate reduction in carbonate replacement of vanished evaporites: examples from the Holocene, Jurassic and Neoarchaean, in Quaternary carbonate and evaporite sedimentary facies and their ancient analogues: A Tribute to Douglas James Shearman (eds C. G. St.C. Kendall, A. S. Alsharhan, I. Jarvis and T. Stevens), John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444392326.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 USA

  2. 4

    Faculty of Science, UAE University, P.O. Box 17551, Al-Ain United Arab Emirates

  3. 5

    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

  4. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK

  2. 2

    5 Greys Hollow, Rickling Green, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 3YB, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 24 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444339109

Online ISBN: 9781444392326

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Keywords:

  • bacterial sulphate reduction;
  • carbonate replacement;
  • vanished evaporates;
  • cyanobacteria;
  • neoarchaean carbonates

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Discussion