By C Homberg, M Bachmann

ISBN-10: 1862393060

ISBN-13: 9781862393066

This quantity combines unique facts in a variety of fields from the offshore Levant Basin and adjoining continental slopes and structures. the 1st team of papers record the tectonic buildings and sedimentological styles linked to the advance of the Levant Basin. They determine the successive rifting occasions from the past due Palaeozoic to the Early Cretaceous, through a average tectonic task. The contribution of exterior components like international sea-level and weather adjustments to the sedimentation tactics through the Mid-Cretaceous is mentioned within the moment set of papers. the ultimate workforce offers new kinematics and age constraints at the overdue Cretaceous to Neogene tectonic stages and discusses the connection of the buildings with the closure of the Neo-Tethys and separation of the Arabia plate. This number of study papers demonstrates new ideas at the commencing and crustal thinning of the Levant Basin and provides up to date interpretations of the latter tectonic buildings of the Levant. The 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 foreign recognition for the standard of its work.The many components within which we submit in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reports and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses

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