Sequences, Minor Cycles, and Event Stratigraphy

  • Gerhard Einsele


Many sedimentary sections exhibit a kind of rhythmicity due to regularly alternating beds traceable over long distances, or a repetition of larger units which are referred to as sedimentary sequences or cycles. Rhythmic and cyclic sequences occur worldwide on various scales in presumably every environmental and stratigraphic system.


Miocene Mudstone Pliocene Chalk Aragonite 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Einsele
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  1. 1.Department of Geology and PalaeontologyUniversity of TuebingenTuebingenGermany

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