By Marie-Françoise Brunet
This e-book combines interdisciplinary learn effects utilizing structural geology, geophysics, sedimentology, stratigraphy, palaeontology, palaeomagnetism and subsidence modelling received throughout the MEBE (Middle East Basins Evolution) Programme and different teams within the South Caspian and northerly and significant Iran. a good a part of the quantity is dedicated to Northern Iran (Alborz, Binalud and Koppeh Dagh belts), dealing quite often with the past due Palaeozoic and the Mesozoic Eras. papers current subsidence types of the South Caspian Basin because the Jurassic and 3 papers specialise in important Iran. the information and types during this compilation of papers current an in depth photo and a really entire realizing of the past due Palaeozoic to Cenozoic evolution of the South Caspian and North Iran to valuable Iran basins. Geodynamic evolution and sedimentation are more often than not managed by means of the closure of the Palaeo-Tethys because of collision of Eocimmerian blocks with south Laurasia, starting of the South Caspian Basin, and Neo-Tethys ocean closure linked to Arabia-Eurasia collision.Also available:The way forward for Geological Modelling in Hydrocarbon improvement - ISBN 978-1-86239-266-3The Nature and foundation of Compression in Passive Margins - ISBN 978-1-86239-261-8Structurally complicated Reservoirs - ISBN 978-1-86239-241-0The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the planet, and one of many greatest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of fine quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas acceptance for the standard of its work.The many components within which we put up in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic experiences and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses
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Granitoids intruding these metamorphic units show a Jurassic age (175 Ma; Crawford 1977). Central-eastern Alborz is dominated from west to east by WNW– ESE-, E– W- and ENE – WSW-trending high-angle and vertical faults running parallel to the belt (Fig. 2). Right- and left-lateral strike-slip motions and oblique to dip-slip movements (Allen et al. 2003a, b; Guest et al. 2006a; Zanchi et al. 2006) occur in the internal part of the belt, whereas reverse and thrust faults characterize the external fronts.
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They mark several uplift episodes, possibly related to the effects of faraway tectonic events (Gaetani et al. 2009). The whole pre-Middle Triassic succession is sealed with angular unconformity by the Upper Triassic –Middle Jurassic sediments of the Shemshak Group, locally reaching 4000 m in thickness. Its base is markedly heterochronous, ranging from Carnian in central Alborz to Toarcian in the Talesh Mountains around Masuleh in the internal part of the Eo-Cimmerian belt (Clark et al. 1975; Seyed-Emami 2003; Ghasemi-Nejad et al.