Geology and hydrogeology of carbonate islands, 54

Edited By

  • Leonard Vacher
  • Terrence Quinn

This book on geology and hydrogeology of carbonate islands is volume 54 in the Developments in Sedimentology series.
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For carbonate sedimentologists; carbonate reef specialists; hydrologists; physical geographers; marine geologists and those interested in Quaternary sea-level changes and water resources of small islands.


Book information

  • Published: April 2004
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-51644-2


...I would unhesitatingly recommend this book to all students of carbonate geology.
S.J. Mazzullo, Journal of Sedimentary Research Vol. 69, no.1, January 1999

...This is an impressive compilation and the editors are congratulated on the enormity of the task they have undertaken.
D. Bosence, Journal of Sedimentary Research Vol. 69, no.1, January 1999
...excellent review of Cainozoic carbonate islands...
Australian Mineral Foundation Alert, January 1999

Table of Contents

Selected papers: Preface. Introduction: varieties of carbonate islands and historical perspective (H.L. Vacher). Geology and hydrogeology of Bermuda (H.L. Vacher, M.P. Rowe). Geology of the Bahamas (J.L. Carew, J.E. Mylroie). Geology and hydrogeology of the Florida Keys (R.B. Halley et al.). Geology of coastal islands, northeastern Yucatan Peninsula (W.C. Ward). Geology and hydrogeology of St. Croix, Virgin Islands (I.P. Gill et al.). Geomorphology and hydrogeology of selected islands of French Polynesia: Tikehau (Atoll) and Tahiti (Barrier Reef) (F. Rougerie et al.). Hydrogeology of northern Guam (J.F. Mink, H.L. Vacher). Geology of reef islands of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia (D. Hopley). Hydrogeology of Diego Garcia (C.D. Hunt).