This state-of-the-art volume reviews both past work and current research, with contributions from internationally recognized experts. The book is organized into fourteen chapters and designed to embrace the full range of terrestrial geochemical sediments.
- An up-to-date and comprehensive survey of research in the field of geochemical sediments and landscapes
- Discusses the main duricrusts, including calcrete, laterite and silcrete
- Considers deposits precipitated in various springs, lakes, caves and near-coastal environments
- Considers the range of techniques used in the analysis of geochemical sediments, representing a significant advance on previous texts