By Simon D. Houghton (auth.), David Graham Jenkins (eds.)
Seven unique case-studies are awarded during this quantity, every one describing the applying of micropaleontology and palynology in utilized geology: (1) a research of the trendy distribution of coccolith sedimentation within the North Sea and its power for destiny software in basin research; (2) ostracods are proven to be stable paleoenvironmental signs within the early Cretaceous and Tertiary; (3) a biogenic fuel seep within the North Sea is proven to be marked by means of diagnostic benthonic foraminifera; (4) within the North Sea hydrocarbon exploration, built-in stories of micropaleontology have supplied precious info; (5) palynofacies research are proven to be important in identifying depositional occasions and hydrocarbon resource rock power; (6) the appliance of paleontology and sedimentology to series stratigraphy is proven within the early Cretaceous; and (7) the appliance of micropaleontology is proven to be an important software in either engineering and monetary geology. so much chapters were ready by means of earth scientists from industry.
The research of microfossils provided during this booklet offers priceless info for stratigraphers, petroleum geologists and for engineers and fiscal geologists operating in hydrocarbon exploration and basin analysis.
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Malformed coccoliths are either very scarce or absent in sediments from the China Sea (Wang and Samtleben, 1983; Chen and Sheih, 1982). The absence of such coccoliths in bottom sediments underlying waters where reported malformation is extensive indicates that malformed coccoliths do not survive settling through the water column and are susceptible to rapid dissolution and disintegration. No malformed coccoliths have been observed in any of the species preserved in the shelf sediments from northwest Europe.
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Applied Micropalaeontology by Simon D. Houghton (auth.), David Graham Jenkins (eds.)