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Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters, and Biota: Volume 3, Geology by Noreen A. Buster,Charles W. Holmes,Jessica Caplan

By Noreen A. Buster,Charles W. Holmes,Jessica Caplan Steigleder,John W. Tunnell Jr.,Joseph F. Donoghue,Virgil L. Sharpton,William W Schroeder,Kate V. Pavich,David Mallinson,Mark Kulp,Richard A. Davis Jr.,Kevin Burke,Mario Rebolledo-Vieyra,Thomas M. Scott,S.

quantity three of Gulf of Mexico foundation, Waters, and Biota; a chain edited by way of John W. Tunnell Jr., Darryl L. Felder, and Sylvia A. Earle A continuation of the landmark medical reference sequence from the Harte learn Institute for Gulf of Mexico experiences, Gulf of Mexico foundation, Waters, and Biota, quantity three, Geology offers the main updated, systematic, cohesive, and finished description of the geology of the Gulf of Mexico Basin. The six sections of the ebook tackle the geologic background, fresh depositional environments, and approaches offshore and alongside the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Scientific examine within the Gulf of Mexico quarter is constant, wide, and has broad-based impact upon clinical, governmental, and academic communities. This quantity is a compilation of clinical wisdom from hugely finished and skilled geologists who've targeted so much in their careers on gaining a greater figuring out of the geology of the Gulf of Mexico. Their learn, offered during this quantity, describes and explains the formation of the Gulf Basin, Holocene stratigraphic and sea-level heritage, power assets, coral reefs, and depositional strategies that have an effect on and are represented alongside our Gulf coasts. It offers useful synthesis and interpretation of what's recognized concerning the geology of the Gulf of Mexico. Five years within the making, this huge compilation is either an enduring list of the present nation of data and the start line for a brand new millennium of study.

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