By G. Einsele, A. Seilacher
The matter of bedding, a uncomplicated function of so much sedimenta ry rocks, is as outdated because the technology of geology itself. We use bedding in structural geology, neighborhood correlation and for estimating the time interested in the strati'9Taphic list. however we nonetheless are faraway from totally below status the approaches concerned. this can be rather actual for carbonate rocks, the place fundamental phenomena are often tricky to split from the secondary diagenetic over print. After new curiosity within the topic had arisen from the overseas Deep Sea Drilling undertaking and from pa leoecological stories in our personal examine staff (Sonder forschungsbereich fifty three "Pal6kologie"), a Rundgesprach (work store) used to be held in Tlibingen on April twenty fifth - twenty seventh 1980. the current quantity, which resulted from this symposium, con tains quite a few contributions, together with a few through col leagues that have been not able to wait the assembly itself. Papers whose authors didn't post an elaborated manu script, are represented through abstracts within the shape offered for the assembly. Our personal curiosity within the challenge envolved from stories of "Fossil-Bonanzas," resembling the Solnhofen lithographic lime stones or the bituminous Posidonia shales, during which the weird style and maintenance of fossils indicated extre me environmental stipulations. in the course of those reviews (see sununary stories in Zbl. Geol. Palaont. II, 1976 and N. Jb. Geol. Palaont., 157, 1978) we discovered that even in those situations one unmarried environmental version is mostly insuffi cient to give an explanation for the conflicting evidences.
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Cyclic and event stratification by G. Einsele, A. Seilacher