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The Resource Sedimentary basins and crustal processes at continental margins : from modern hyper-extended margins to deformed ancient analogues, edited by G.M. Gibson (Australian National University, Australia), F. Roure (IFP Energies Nouvelles, France), and G. Manatschal (Université de Strasbourg, France)

Sedimentary basins and crustal processes at continental margins : from modern hyper-extended margins to deformed ancient analogues, edited by G.M. Gibson (Australian National University, Australia), F. Roure (IFP Energies Nouvelles, France), and G. Manatschal (Université de Strasbourg, France)

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Sedimentary basins and crustal processes at continental margins : from modern hyper-extended margins to deformed ancient analogues
Title
Sedimentary basins and crustal processes at continental margins
Title remainder
from modern hyper-extended margins to deformed ancient analogues
Statement of responsibility
edited by G.M. Gibson (Australian National University, Australia), F. Roure (IFP Energies Nouvelles, France), and G. Manatschal (Université de Strasbourg, France)
Contributor
Editor
Issuing body
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Continental margins and their fossilized analogues are important repositories of natural resources. With better processing techniques and increased availability of high-resolution seismic and potential field data, imaging of present-day continental margins and their embedded sedimentary basins has reached unprecedented levels of refinement and definition, as illustrated by examples described in this volume. This, in turn, has led to greatly improved geological, geodynamic and numerical models for the crustal and mantle processes involved in continental margin formation from the initial stages of rifting through continental rupture and break-up to development of a new ocean basin. Further informing these models, and contributing to a better understanding of the features imaged in the seismic and potential field data, are observations made on fossilized fragments of exhumed subcontinental mantle lithosphere and ocean-continent transition zones preserved in ophiolites and orogenic belts of both Palaeozoic and Mesozoic age from several different continents, including Europe, South Asia and Australasia
Member of
Cataloging source
ORE
Dewey number
552.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GC84
LC item number
.S43 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gibson, G. M.
  • Roure, François
  • Manatschal, Gianreto
  • Geological Society of London
Series statement
Geological Society special publication,
Series volume
no. 413
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sedimentary basins
  • Continental margins
  • Continental margins
  • Sedimentary basins
Label
Sedimentary basins and crustal processes at continental margins : from modern hyper-extended margins to deformed ancient analogues, edited by G.M. Gibson (Australian National University, Australia), F. Roure (IFP Energies Nouvelles, France), and G. Manatschal (Université de Strasbourg, France)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Extensional continental margins: their architecture, basins and evolution -- Sedimentary basin formation in other plate tectonic settings -- Fossilized ancient analogues of rifted continental margins and their mantle substrate
Control code
925551285
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781862397170
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)925551285
Label
Sedimentary basins and crustal processes at continental margins : from modern hyper-extended margins to deformed ancient analogues, edited by G.M. Gibson (Australian National University, Australia), F. Roure (IFP Energies Nouvelles, France), and G. Manatschal (Université de Strasbourg, France)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Extensional continental margins: their architecture, basins and evolution -- Sedimentary basin formation in other plate tectonic settings -- Fossilized ancient analogues of rifted continental margins and their mantle substrate
Control code
925551285
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (338 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781862397170
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)925551285

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