Mike Leeder’s Sedimentology: Process and Product (Allen & Unwin, 1982) has proved a reliable and popular textbook for undergraduate teaching. However, the waves of new observation and theory inevitably combine with the tides of fashion to erode the topicality of even the best texts. Rather than produce a second edition, Leeder has wisely decided to offer us a successor text with a substantially altered focus as well as an update of the previous content. Coverage of diagenesis is sacrificed in favour of chapters linking sedimentology with climate, sea-level change, tectonics and basin architecture.

This change in content confirms the field-based...

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