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Stratigraphic Analysis of Layered Deposits

Edited by Ömer Elitok

Süleyman Demirel University

Stratigraphy, a branch of geology, is the science of describing the vertical and lateral relationships of different rock formations formed through time to understand the earth history. These relationships may be based on lithologic properties (named lithostratigraphy), fossil content (labeled biostratigraphy), magnetic properties (called magnetostratigraphy), chemical features (named chemostratigraphy), reflection seismology (named seismic stratigraphy), age relations (called chronostratigraphy). Also, it refers to archaeological deposits called archaeological stratigraphy. Stratigraphy is built on the concept "the present is the key to the past" which was first outlined by James Hutton in the late 1700s and developed by Charles Lyell in the early 1800s. This book focuses particularly on application of geophysical methods in stratigraphic investigations and stratigraphic analysis of layered basin deposits from different geologic settings and present continental areas extending from Mexico region (north America) through Alpine belt including Italy, Greece, Iraq to Russia (northern Asia).

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Stratigraphic Analysis of Layered DepositsEdited by Ömer Elitok

Published: April 27th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2016

ISBN: 978-953-51-0578-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4999-6

Copyright year: 2012

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28814 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

39 Web of Science Citations

37 Dimensions Citations


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1. Medium to Shallow Depth Stratigraphic Assessment Based on the Application of Geophysical Techniques

By Roberto Balia


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2. Seismic Stratigraphy and Marine Magnetics of the Naples Bay (Southern Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy): The Onset of New Technologies in Marine Data Acquisition, Processing and Interpretation

By Gemma Aiello, Laura Giordano, Ennio Marsella and Salvatore Passaro


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3. Ground Penetrating Radar: A Useful Tool for Shallow Subsurface Stratigraphy Characterization

By Giovanni Leucci


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4. Orbital Control on Carbonate-Lignite Cycles in the Ptolemais Basin, Northern Greece - An Integrated Stratigraphic Approach

By M.E. Weber, N. Tougiannidis, W. Ricken, C. Rolf, I. Oikonomopoulos and P. Antoniadis


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5. The Muhi Quarry: A Fossil-Lagerstätte from the Mid-Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) of Hidalgo, Central México

By Victor Manuel Bravo Cuevas,, Katia A. González Rodríguez, Rocío Baños Rodríguez and Citlalli Hernández Guerrero


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6. Pliocene Mediterranean Foraminiferal Biostratigraphy: A Synthesis and Application to the Paleoenvironmental Evolution of Northwestern Italy

By Donata Violanti


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7. The Paleogene Dinoflagellate Cyst and Nannoplankton Biostratigraphy of the Caspian Depression

By Olga Vasilyeva and Vladimir Musatov


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8. Late Silurian-Middle Devonian Miospores

By Adnan M. Hassan Kermandji


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9. Paleocene Stratigraphy in Aqra and Bekhme Areas, Northern Iraq

By Nabil Y. Al-Banna, Majid M. Al-Mutwali and Zaid A. Malak


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10. Sedimentary Tectonics and Stratigraphy: The Early Mesozoic Record in Central to Northeastern Mexico

By Jose Rafael Barboza-Gudino


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11. Tektono-Stratigraphy as a Reflection of Accretion Tectonics Processes (on an Example of the Nadankhada-Bikin Terrane of the Sikhote-Alin Jurassic Accretionary Prism, Russia Far East)

By Igor V. Kemkin


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