Arid and semiarid depositional environments: Application to fossil fuels, metallic and non-metallic deposits

 

Introduction Definitions and climate

Arenites and siliceous rocks

Argillites

Heavy minerals

Carbonates

Evaporites

Duricrusts and chemical residues

Relic forms

 

Eolian depositional systems

Alluvial and fluvial depositional systems

Lacustrine depositional systems

Coastal depositional systems

Vertical and horizontal transects

 

Hydrocarbons

Uranium

Peat and coal

Metallic deposits

Non-metallic deposits

Deposit modeling

 

Sampling - mapping capture of digital data in the field

Aerogeology and new technologies