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Sedimentary Processes reading List

Sedimentary Processes, 2019/20, Semester 1
Prof Jeff Peakall
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Leeder, M.R. 2011. Sedimentology and Sedimentary Basins: From Turbulence to Tectonics, 2nd edition. An excellent all round text and it is recommended that you purchase a copy either individually or as part of a small group. Now available as well in a Kindle edition!

There are lots of other excellent texts:

Leeder, M.R. 1999 Sedimentology and sedimentary basins : from turbulence to tectonics

Allen, J.R.L. 1985 Principles of physical sedimentology

Bridge, J. and Demicco, R. 2008. Earth surface processes, landforms and sediment deposits. Good on aggradational bedforms, river deposits, and carbonates

Collinson, J.D., Mountney, N.P. and Thompson, D.B. 2006 Sedimentary structures – 3rd edition

Leeder, M.R. 1982 Sedimentology : process and product

Pye, K. (Ed) 1994 Sediment transport and depositional processes

Allen, P.A. 1997Earth surface processes

Reading, H.G. (Ed) 1996 Sedimentary environments and facies 3rd edition

Tucker, M.E. and Wright, V.P. 1990Carbonate sedimentology

Tucker, M.E. 2001 (3rd edition) and 1991 (2nd edition) Sedimentary petrology

Posamentier, H.W, and Walker, R.G. (Eds) 2006 Facies models revisited [electronic resource] (CD only)

Walker, R.G. and James, N.P. 1992 Facies models : response to sea level change

This list was last updated on 29/09/2013