By James L. Best,Paul B. Wignall
The Carboniferous Shannon Basin of Western eire has turn into essentially the most visited box components on this planet. It offers an amazing chance for studying a variety of old sedimentary environments, together with carbonate shelf, reefs and dust mounds, black shales and phosphates, and a spectrum of deep sea, shallow marine, fluvio-deltaic and alluvial siliciclastic sediments. the world boasts broad outcrops and a few of the main popular sections via turbidites, large-scale smooth sediment deformation beneficial properties and sediments that reveal a reaction to tectonic and sea-level controls.
This box advisor offers the 1st synthesis of the crucial localities during this zone of Western eire, and provides an simply obtainable guide that would advisor the reader to, and inside of, a variety of sedimentary facies, permitting an knowing of the evolving nature of the fill of this Carboniferous basin and the context of its sedimentary and tectonic evolution. The consultant summarizes fresh and new paintings within the region via a variety of authors and descriptions problems with present debate in regards to the Shannon Basin and its palaeoenvironmental interpretation. the sphere consultant will locate broad use in educating and learn by means of educational researchers, expert and beginner geologists, in addition to through utilized geologists, geophysicists and reservoir engineers who use those outcrops as analogues for subsurface reservoirs in lots of components of the world.
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