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Carbonate Sedimentology and Paleoecology

Editor-in-Chief: M. Tucker; W. Kiessling; A. Munnecke

ISSN: 0172-9179 (print version)
ISSN: 1612-4820 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10347

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Wolfgang Kiessling
GeoZentrum Nordbayern
Fachgruppe PaläoUmwelt
Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Loewenichstr. 28
91054 Erlangen
E-mail: wolfgang.kiessling@fau.de

Axel Munnecke
GeoZentrum Nordbayern
Fachgruppe PaläoUmwelt
Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Loewenichstr. 28
91054 Erlangen
E-mail: axel.munnecke@fau.de

Maurice Tucker
School of Earth Sciences
University of Bristol
Wills Memorial Building
Queens Road
Bristol BS8 1RJ 
E-mail: maurice.tucker@bristol.ac.uk


Associate Editors:

Marc Aurell, Universidad de Zaragoza, Dept. de Ciencias de la Terra, Zaragoza, Spain

Paul Boggiani, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Instituto de Geociencias, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Thomas Brachert, University of Leipzig, Inst. Geophysics and Geology, Leipzig, Germany

Ioan Bucur, Babes-Bolyai University, Dept. of Geology, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Daizhao Chen, Chinese Academy of Science, Inst. of Geology and Geophysics, Beijing, China

Paul Copper, Laurentian University, Mineral Exploration Research Center, Sudbury, Canada

Wolf-Christian Dullo, IFM-GEOMAR, Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften, Univ. Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Michal Adam Gradzinski, Jagiellonian University, Institute of Geological Scienes, Krakow, Poland

Jay M. Gregg, Oklahoma State University, USA

Steve Kershaw, Brunel University, Dept. of Geography and Earth Sciences, Uxbridge, UK

Hans-Joachim Kuss, University of Bremen, FB Geosciences,  Bremen, Germany

Reinhold Leinfelder, Humboldt-University Berlin, Museum of Natural History, Berlin, Germany

Stephen Lokier, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Hans G. Machel, University of Alberta, Dept. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Leslie A. Melim, Western Illinois University, Dept. of Geology, Macomb, IL, USA

Wolfgang Oschmann, University of Frankfurt, Inst. Geology/Palaeontology, Frankfurt, Germany

Jörn Peckmann, University of Vienna, Center for Earth Sciences, Dept. of Geodynamics and Sedimentology, Vienna, Austria

Werner Piller, University of Graz, Inst. Geology/Palaeontology, Graz, Austria

Matías Reolid Pérez, Departamento de Geología, Universidad de Jaén, Jaén, Spain

Diethard Sanders, University of Innsbruck, Institute of Geology, Innsbruck, Austria

Priska Schäfer, University of Kiel, Inst. Geosciences, Kiel, Germany

James D. Schiffbauer, Virginia Tech, Department of Geoscience, Blacksburg, VA, USA

Abigail M. Smith, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

George D. Stanley, Jr., University of Montana, Geology Department, Missoula, MT, USA

Andre Strasser, Université Fribourg, Inst. Geologie Perolles, Fribourg, Switzerland

Rudy A.J. Swennen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Afd. Fysico-Chemische Geologie, Heverlee, Belgium

Paul D. Taylor, The Natural History Museum, Dept. of Palaeontology, London, UK

Gregory Webb, The University of Queensland, School of Earth Sciences, St. Lucia, Australia

Oliver Weidlich, Wintershall Holding GmbH, Kassel, Germany



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    The journal is open to papers dealing with the interpretation of ancient and modern biotopes and carbonate depositional environments by means of facies analysis in its broadest sense. Once the central part of research in hydrocarbon exploration, facies analysis more and more integrates modern and ancient biogeological processes of a changing earth. Special emphasis is laid on paleobiology and -ecology, basin evolution, sedimentology including diagenesis and geochemistry, as well as studies emphasising the impact of life on earth history. The main part of the target group will be people in academia.

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