By Douglas W. Lewis
The first variation of functional Sedimentology contained dis ACKNOWLEDGMENTS cussions of ideas and methods which may be utilized to the research of sediments within the box and in laboratories sup Colleagues on the college of Canterbury and the Univer plied with reasonably cheap and generally on hand gear. sity of latest England, Lismore, have helped with functional whilst contemplating a revised variation, we felt that it was once inap recommendation on their stories with numerous methodologies dis propriate to limit attention to the straightforward and customary stubborn during this quantity. on the collage of Canterbury, we thoughts simply because such a lot of sleek analyses of sediments are quite thankful to okay. Swanson for suggestion on prepar use refined and sometimes dear gear to check ing fabrics for scanning electron microscopy and paleonto sediments and sedimentary rocks. A evaluate of the wide variety logical specimens; to G. Coates (working on the college at of accessible options and gear was once now not possible within the the time of the 1st version of functional Sedimentology) for related quantity as a assessment of rules. the unique cause to compilation of, and additions to, the approaches for textural research and a few tables and sketches; to Ted Montague for produce a concise precis of functional sediment reports in a cheap structure was once maintained, yet now within the shape the majority of the bankruptcy on borehole sedimentology; to Dr. J.