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ISBN: 9780632052073 - Basin Analysis: Instructor's Manual
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Basin Analysis: Instructor's Manual

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Philip A. Allen, John R. Allen

ISBN: 9780632052073
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Blackwell Science Ltd
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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Basin Analysis is an up-to-date overview of the essential processes of the formation and evolution of sedimentary basins, and their implications of the development of hydrocarbon resources…

 

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Basin Analysis is an up-to-date overview of the essential processes of the formation and evolution of sedimentary basins, and their implications for the development of hydrocarbon resources. The new edition features: * A consideration of the fundamental physical state of the lithosphere. * A discussion on the major types of lithospheric deformation relevant to basin development - stretching and flexure. * A new chapter on the effects of mantle dynamics. * Radically revised chapters on the basin-fill. * A new chapter on the erosional engine for sediment delivery to basins, reflecting the massive and exciting advances in this area in the last decade.* Expansion of the techniques used in approaching problems in basin analysis. * Updated chapters on subsidence analysis and measurements of thermal maturity of organic and non-organic components of the basin-fill. * New material on thermochronological and exposure dating tools. * Inclusion of the important petroleum system concept in the updated section on the application to the petroleum play. Visit: www.blackwellpublishing.com/allen for practical exercises related to problems in Basin Analysis 2e. To run the programs you will need a copy of Matlab 6 or 7. An Instructor manual CD-ROM for this title is available. Please contact our Higher Education team at HigherEducation@wiley.com for more information.