Appalachian Papers

Appalachian StratigraphyPapers
 
 

This page lists some of the literature [with some attached .pdf files] related to the geology of the Appalachians and an introduction to an understanding of the sedimentary record in these moutains.

Al-Tawil, Aus and Read, J. Fred (2003). Late Mississippian (Late Meramecian–Chesterian), Glacio-eustatic Sequence Development on an Active Distal Foreland Ramp, Kentucky, U.S.A., Permo – Carboniferous Carbonate Platforms and Reefs: Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) Special Publication No. 78 and AAPG Memoir 83, p. 35 – 55.
Diecchio, Richard J. (1985). Regional Controls of Gas accumulation in Oriskany Sandstone, Central Appalachian basin, American Association Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 69, No. 5, P. 722 – 732.  
Droser, Mary L., Jensen, Soren and Gehling, James G. (2002). trace fossils and substrates of the terminal Proterozoic – Cambrian transition: Implications for the record of early bilaterians and sediment mixing, PNAS, V. 99, No. 20, P. 12572 – 12576.  
Head, James W. (1974). Correlation and Paleogeography of Upper Part of Helderberg Group (Lower Devonian) of Central Appalachians, American Association Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 58, No. 2, P. 247 – 259.  
Horne, J. C., Ferm, J. C., Caruccio, F. T. and Baganz, B. P. (1978). Depositional Models in coal Exploration and Mine Planning in Appalachian Region, American Association Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 62, No. 12, P. 2379 – 2411.  
Pope, Mike and J. Fred Read, (1997), High-Resolution Surface and Subsurface Sequence Stratigraphy of Late Middle to Late Ordovician (Late Mohawkian-Cincinnatian) Foreland Basin Rocks, Kentucky and Virginia, American Association Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 81, No. 11, P. 1866 - 1893  
Read, J. F. (1980). carbonate Ramp – to – basin Transitions and Foreland basin Evolution, Middle Ordovician, Virginia Appalachians, American Association Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 64, No. 10, P. 1575 - 1612.  
Read, J. F. (1982). Geometry, Facies, and Development of Middle Ordovician carbonate Buildups, Virginia Appalachians, American Association Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 66, No. 2, P. 189 - 209.  
Smith, L. B., Al – Tawil, A., Read, J. F. (2001). High – Resolution sequence Stratigraphic Setting of Mississippian Eolianites, Appalachian and Illinois basins, Modern and Ancient carbonate Eolianites: Sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, and Diagenesis: Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) Special Publication No. 71, P 167 - 181.
Tillman, J. Edward and Barnes, H. L. (1983). Deciphering Fracturing and Fluid Migration Histories in Northern Appalachian basin, American Association Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 67, No. 4, P. 692 – 705.  
USGS (2003). Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the Appalachian basin Province, 2002, National Assessment of Oil and gas Fact Sheet: FS – 009 – 03.

 

 

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