John B. Anderson and Richard H. Fillon (Eds.), 2004, SEPM, Tulsa, USA, 314 p. (Hardcover, US $135.00 non-members, US $97.00 members, US $68.00 student members) ISBN 1-56576-088-3.

Sequence stratigraphy has advanced significantly over the past few decades. It is not that the fundamental concepts have changed— namely that periodic variations in the ratio of accommodation to sediment supply over time shift sedimentation basinward or landward, producing systematic facies trends between regional stratigraphic discontinuities. Rather, it is that our understanding of how depositional systems respond to larger-scale controls has become more sophisticated. Two-dimensional models of sequence development may be a good...

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