Regional Geology and Tectonics: Principles of Geologic Analysis

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: Principles of Geologic Analysis, volume one in a three-volume series covering Phanerozoic regional geology and tectonics. It has been written to provide you with a detailed overview of geologic rift systems, passive margins, and cratonic basins, it features the basic principles necessary to grasping the conceptual approaches to hydrocarbon exploration in a broad range of geological settings globally.
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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: March 2012
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-53042-4

Table of Contents

  1. Regional geology and tectonics--a prologue. D.G. Roberts and A.W. Bally
  2. The Earth: Core, Mantle and Crust. C.M.R. Fowler
  3. Phanerozoic Volcanism. A. Kerr & M Menzies
  4. Some remarks on basins and basin classification and the tectonostratigraphic megasequence. D.G. Roberts and A.W. Bally
  5. A Lithospheric Perspective on Structure and Evolution of Precambrian Cratons. I. Artemieva
  6. Convergent Margins and Orogenic Belts. D. Roeder
  7. Crustal Reflection Profiles of Collisional Orogens. F. Cook & A.van der Velden
  8. Geological Methods. W.R. Muehlberger & P. Dickerson
  9. Hotspots, Rifts, Reefs Deltas and Cratonic Basins- View s from Space. P Dickerson
  10. 2D and 3D Seismic Data. T. Redshaw
  11. Wide Angle Reflection and Refraction. R.S. White
  12. Regional Tectonics and Basin Formation: the role of potential field studies. J.D. Fairhead
  13. Sequence Analysis. G. Bertram
  14. A brief review of developments in stratigraphic forward modelling 2000-2009. P. Burgess
  15. Lake Systems. C. Sladen
  16. Late Ordovician Glaciogenic Reservoir Heterogeneity, an example from the Murzuq basin, Libya. D. Le Heron , J. Craig, O Sutcliffe, R. Whittington
  17. River Deltas. H.H. Roberts, P. Weimer, & R.M. Slatt
  18. Architecture and growth history of a Miocene carbonate platform from 3D seismic reflection ata, Luconia province, offshore Sarawak, Malaysia. V. Zampetti et al.
  19. Pelagic Realms. E.L. Winterer
  20. Controls on reservoir distribution, architecture and stratigraphic trapping in slope settings. B. Prather
  21. The Barbados Accretionary Prism. E. Deville & A. Mascle
  22. Uplift Denudation, and their causes and constraints over geological time scales. K Callagher
  23. The Accumulation of Organic-Matter-Rich Rocks within an Earth Systems Framework. K Bohacs, I. Norton, D. Gilbert, J. Neal, M. Kennedy, W. Borkowski, M. Rottman, T. Burke
  24. Fluid Flow in Sedimentary Basins including Petroleum Systems. J. Wendebourg
  25. 4D Analogue Modeling of Transtensional Pull-Apart Basins. J. Wu, K. McClay, P. Whitehouse, T. Dooley
  26. Ocean Floor Tectonics. M. Fowler
  27. Ophiolites and Oceanic Lithosphere. A. Nicolas