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Jacques Beauchamp, L'Université de Picardie Jules Verne: Course de Sedimentologie, Chapitre 11, LA SEDIMENTATION EVAPORITIQUE. In French.
Stan Chernicoff & Ramesh Venkatakrishnan, Geologylink, Chapter 6: Sedimentation and Sedimentary Rocks
Philippe Claeys, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of California, Berkeley: When the sky fell on our heads: Identification and interpretation of impact products in the sedimentary record. U.S. National Report to IUGG, 1991-1994, Rev. Geophys. Vol. 33 Suppl.; 1995. American Geophysical Union.
Becky Dorsey, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, Eugene: Web Resources for Sedimentary Geologists.
Provided by The Walter Geology Library, University of Texas, Austin: Robert L. Folk, The Petrology of Sedimentary Rocks. This out-of-print classic is published on the Web (transformed in GIF) with the permission of the author. Navigate from the table of contents.
Rockhounds, Online Museum Educators, The Franklin Institute Science Museum: Discover How Rocks Are Formed, How Sedimentary Rock Is Formed. This page provides a brief easy-to-understand introduction with an animation.
Pamela J. W. Gore, Department of Geology, Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston, GA: Historical Geology. Online laboratory manual. go to: Sedimentary Rock Classification Table, Sedimentary Structures, Depositional Sedimentary Environments, and Sedimentary Environments Classification Charts.
Geology Department, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Canada: The Sediments Page. Reference information for sedimentary geology.
Christoph Heubeck, Sabine Schmidt, Hans-Jürgen Götze, Ulla and Michael Schudack, David Völker, Christoph Dobmeier, Joachim Müller, Henry Wuttke and Henriette Peters, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Freie Universität Berlin: Die Erde. An introduction to Geosciences. Go to: Die Gesteine, and Der Kreislauf der Gesteine (in German).
The International Association of Sedimentologists
Reiner Kleinschrodt, Institute for Mineralogy and Geochemistry, University of Cologne, Germany: POLARISATIONSMIKROSKOPIE DER GESTEINE. Click the microscope icon. Images of thin sections, with annotations. See the microscopy of sedimentary rocks (in German).
Michelle Lamberson, University of British Columbia: Geology 202, Introduction to Petrology, Siliciclastic Sedimentary Rocks. Excellent!
Bill Last, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Manitoba, and John Smol, Department of Biology, Queen´s University, Kingston, (JOURNAL OF PALEOLIMNOLOGY): Links to Other Web Sites.
Carolina Lithgow-Bertelloni, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: Introduction to Geology. Go to: 7. Sedimentary Processes, or Sedimentary Environments & Rocks.
Peter Lourie, Matrix Learning Inc.: RiverResource. At RiverResource you won't find the facts, but rather the connections to facts, books, and people studying rivers. Go To: River System (by Hamblin 1995). Major characteristics of a river system.
David McConnell, Department of Geology, University of Akron: The Good Earth, Rocks & Mineral, Sedimentary Rocks.
Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM), Tulsa, Oklahoma
! Dave Rubin, Western Region Coastal & Marine Geology, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Menlo Park, CA: The USGS bedform sedimentology site. QuickTime and MPEG movies of bedforms and cross-bedding, and bedform simulation software. From this page you can access: Images of bedforms and crossbedding, and "How to identify low-dimensional deterministic systems (chaos) in time series or spatial patterns". Go to: Cross-Bedding, Bedforms, and Paleocurrents. Excellent!
Roger Suthren, Department of Geology, Oxford Brookes University: Sedimentology. See also: Volcaniclastic sediments, Composition of terrigenous clastic rocks, Textures in terrigenous clastic rocks, Sandstone diagenesis, Carbonate sediments 1, Carbonate petrography and classification, and Carbonate diagenesis.
Maurice Tucker, University of Durham: Limestone Sedimentology and Carbonate Reservoirs
Geology 202, University of British Columbia, Vancouver: Sedimentation and Stratigraphy. Web page provides good information about carbonates, siliclastics and clastic depositional environments.
Derek Walton, Division of Earth Sciences, University of Derby: Weathering and Siliciclastic Sediment Production; Composition and description of clastic sediments; Classification of clastic sedimentary deposits; Origin and composition of carbonate sediments; Description, classification and interpretation of limestones; Introduction to sedimentary structures. Web resources for fossils and strata, lecture notes.
Ian West, Geology Department, Southampton University:
Annotated index, excellent!
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