By David G. Roberts, A.W. Bally
Expert petroleum geologists David Roberts and Albert Bally deliver you Regional Geology and Tectonics: Phanerozoic Rift structures and Sedimentary Basins, quantity in a three-volume sequence protecting Phanerozoic neighborhood geology and tectonics. adventure in examining and assessing rifts-locations the place the Earth's outer shell and crust were stretched through the years through seismic activity-is serious for you as an exploration geologist in determining Earth's so much profitable hydrocarbon destinations within which extraction is either effective and secure. tremendous compilations of comparable info current local seismic traces and go sections, and summaries of analogue and theoretical types are supplied as an important backdrop to the constitution and stratigraphy of assorted geological settings.
- A functional reference for petroleum geologists that discusses the significance of rift platforms and the structural evolution of the Earth
- Analyses of energetic rifts in East Africa, China, Siberia, the Gulf of Suez, and the Russian Arctic supply instantly implementable petroleum exploration functions in areas seriously specified by means of oil & gasoline businesses
- Presents overviews of series stratigraphy in rifts and structural controls on clastic and carbonate sedimentation-critical to the precise mapping of the main profitable hydrocarbon destinations via exploration geologists
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This suggests extensive post-rift peneplanation that precedes the deposition of a new megasequence. The erosion of rift shoulders may be more limited in marine rifts covered by a marine post-rift sequence. Consequently, the hiatus separating syn-rift from post-rift megasequences covers a more limited time. 1 Associated with W. 3 Associated with Transtensional/Transpressional West Pacific/N. 6 Associated with India/Eurasia collision (bHimalaya/Tibetan Plateau) a Rift systems associated with thickened crust/lithosphere (all other systems are associated with varying degrees of crustal/ lithospheric extension (stretching)).
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