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Useful books, e-books and atlases to consult on Stratigraphy and Sedimentology include:

Formal Stratigraphic Concepts and Nomenclature


The following resources illustrate the varied applications of stratigraphic concepts.


Specific Topics

Global Patterns

Physical and Chemical Processes

Trace fossils: Ichnofaunal Analysis

Sedimentology of Facies/Environment

Methods of Analysis

Content last reviewed: February 21, 2021