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Models and Stratigraphy of Mid-Cretaceous Reef Communities, Gulf of Mexico

Product Code: ES852
Series: SEPM Concepts in Sedimentology
Author/Editor: By: Robert W. Scott
Publication Date: 01 January 1990
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CSP #2

This concise but thorough paper contributes data as well as models for understanding processes of carbonate platforms and community changes. It clarifies current discussions of the evolution of Cretaceous reefal communities.

Type: Book
Ten Digit ISBN: 0-918985-83-8
Thirteen Digit ISBN: 978-0-918985-83-5
Publisher: SEPM
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 102
Weight: 0.35 kg

Contents

ABSTRACT
• INTRODUCTION
• Significance of Mid-Cretaceous Reefs
• Early Studies of Lower Cretaceous Reefs
• Paleoecological Concepts and Methods
•Definitions
• Trophic structure
• Guild structure
• Taphonomy
• EARLY ALBIAN SHELF MARGIN REEFS
• Stratigraphy
• Lithofacies
• Paleocommunities
• Depositional Models
• Progradational model
• Progressive shoaling model
• Paleocommunities and Hydrocarbon Traps
• EARLY ALBIAN INTRASHELF BASIN BANKS
• Stratigraphy
• Lithofacies
• Paleocommunities
• Depositional Models
• MIDDLE ALBIAN SHELF MARGIN REEFS
• Stratigraphy
• Lithofacies
• Reef flat
• Reef frame
• Proximal forereef slope
• Distal forereef slope
• Forereef basin
• Paleocommunities and Depositional Model
• MIDDLE ALBIAN INTRASHELF BASIN BANKS
• Stratigraphy
• Lithofacies
• Caprinid biostromes
• Eoradiolites biostromes
• Lower shoreface calcarenite
• Backreef carbonates
• Open-shelf calcilutite
• Paleocommunities
• Depositional Models
• LATE ALBIAN-EARLY CENOMANIAN SHELF MARGIN REEFS
• Stratigraphy
• Lithofacies
• Backreef facies
• Reef core facies
• Foreslope facies
• Paleocommunities
• Backreef communities
• Reef core communities
• Forereef slope communities
• Depositional Models
• LATE ALBIAN INTRASHELF BASIN BANKS
• Stratigraphy
• Lithofacies
• Paleocommunities
• Depositional Models
• CONCLUSIONS
• ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
• REFERENCES
• APPENDIX I. A New Species of Radiolitidae
• APPENDIX II. Stratigraphic Ranges of Selected Taxa in Cores and Outcrops
• APPENDIX III. Fossil Abundance Data in Cores and Outcrops of Gulf Coast Albian Buildups 
• INDEX  

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