Regional Geology and Tectonics

Regional Geology and Tectonics

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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. Named a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library Association's Choice publication A qhow-toq regional geology primer that provides a detailed overview of tectonics, rift systems, passive margins, and cratonic basins The principles of regional geological analysis and the main geological and geophysical tools are discussed in detail. The tectonics of the world are captured and identified in detail through a series of unique geographic maps, allowing quick access to exact tectonic locations. Serves as the ideal introductory overview and complementary reference to the core concepts of regional geology and tectonics offered in volumes two and three in the series.different swaths of the Pacific seafloor between the United States and South Pacific bases. ... In plate tectonics, plate convergence or divergence can occur with steady-state or slowly evolving topographic expression ... Most climactic events of geosynclinal theory correlate to plate reorganizations when plates change directions or rates of movement; some steady-state plate interactions, however, such asanbsp;...

Title:Regional Geology and Tectonics
Publisher:Elsevier - 2012


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