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58: (Tools of the Trade) Sequence stratigraphy

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    Stratigraphic Tools: Basic Sequence Stratigraphy

    Conformable Ordovician limestone layers near Carthage, Tennessee
    Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): Conformable Ordovician limestone layers near Carthage, Tennessee
    Key Concepts

    After reading this chapter, students should be able to:

    • Define a sequence in the context of stratigraphy.
    • Describe basic sequence hierarchy and architecture.
    • Describe a basic understanding of accommodation space and the variables that affect that space.


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