Regional Geology and Tectonics: Phanerozoic Passive Margins, Cratonic Basins and Global Tectonic Maps

Edited by

  • David G. Roberts, BP Exploration Operation Co. Ltd., Middlesex, UK
  • A.W. Bally, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA

Expert petroleum geologists David Roberts and Albert Bally bring you Regional Geology and Tectonics: Phanerozoic Passive Margins, Cratonic Basins and Global Tectonic Maps, volume three in a three-volume series covering Phanerozoic regional geology and tectonics. Its key focus is on both volcanic and non-volcanic passive margins, and the importance of salt and shale driven by sedimentary tectonics to their evolution. Recent innovative research on such critical locations as Iberia, Newfoundland, China, and the North Sea are incorporated to provide practical real-world case studies in regional geology and tectonics. The vast amount of volcanic data now available to form accurate hydrocarbon assessments and analysis at passive margin locations is also included into this thorough yet accessible reference.
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Geologists, geophysicists, and marine geologists globally in academia and petroleum exploration with a focus on tectonics, basin analysis, sedimentary processes and petroleum systems. The secondary market includes undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as instructors in Geosciences.


Book information

  • Published: May 2012
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-56357-6

Table of Contents

  1. De Res Salsa: Fundamental Principles of Salt Tectonics. M. Hudec & M. Jackson
  2. Shale Tectonics. L. Woods
  3. The Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Basins. W. Bosworth, P. Huchon & K. McClay
  4. The NE Atlantic Conjugate Margins. F. Tsikalas, J. Faleide & O. Eldholm
  5. Conjugate Margins of the South Atlantic: Namibia -Pelotas. J. Cartwright, R. Swart & B. Corner
  6. Phanerozoic Regional Geology of the Eastern Brazilian Margin. W. Mohriak & R Fainstein
  7. The conjugate margins of Morocco and Nova Scotia. G. Tari et al.
  8. Evolution of Magma Poor Continental Margins: from Rifting to the Onset of Seafloor Spreading. R.B. Whitmarsh & G. Manatschal
  9. The Newfoundland -Iberia Conjugate Margin. B. Tucholke & R.B. Whitmarsh
  10. Labrador Sea, Davis Strait and Baffin Bay. J. Chalmers
  11. Evolution of the Western Mediterranean. E. Carminati. C. Doglioni, B. Gelabert, G. Panza, E. Roca, F. Sabat, & D. Scrocca.
  12. Tyrrhenian Sea. D. Scrocca, E. Carminati, C. Doglioni & D. Procaccanti
  13. Deepwater frontier basins New Zealand. C. Uruski
  14. South Africa’s Mesozoic Basins. D. Broad, E. Jungslager, I. McLachlan, J. Roux & D. van der Spuy
  15. Rift-shear Architecture and Tectonic Development of the Ghana Margin. A. Antobreh, J.I. Faleide, F. Tsikalas & S. Planke
  16. Structural Styles along the Dead Sea Fault. Z. Ben-Avraham, M. Lazar, Z. Garfunkel, M. Reshef, A. Ginzburg, Y. Rotstein, U. Freislander,Y. Bartov & H. Shulman
  17. Columbus Basin Offshore Trinidad: A Detached Pull-Apart Basin in a Transpressional Foreland Setting. R. Gibson, K. Meisling & J. Sydow
  18. Illizzi basin. S. Galeazzi et al
  19. The Moscow Basin. J. Eyer
  20. Evolution of the West Siberian Basin. A. Vyssotski, V. Vyssotski, A.A. Nezhdanov
  21. The Aquitane Basin and the Pyrenees: geodynamical evolution and hydrocarbons. R. Bourrouilh
  22. Tectonic evolution of the Cape and Karoo basins of South Africa. A. Tankard, H. Welsink, P. Aukes, R. Newton, E. Stettler
  23. The Parry Islands fold belt. C. Harrison & T. Brent
  24. Tectonic maps of the World. A.W. Bally, D.G. Roberts et al.