By Richard C. Selley
* thoroughly revised variation; Like its precursor, it describes sediments from sand grains to sedimentary basins; positive aspects up-to date account and critique of series and cyclostratigraphy
* generally illustrated with pictures and remotely sensed sea mattress photographs describing sedimentary tactics, items and depositional structures; colour plates illustrate sediment textures, lithologies, pore varieties, diagenetic textures, and carbonate and clastic series stratigraphic models
* Emphasises the purposes of sedimentology to the exploration for and exploitation of average assets, together with water, ores and hydrocarbons
* wide references and updated bibliography for additional study
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