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Distinguishing eustacy and tectonics in foreland basin sequences

Steven M. Holland

Distinguishing eustacy and tectonics in foreland basin sequences

the Upper Ordovician of the Cincinnati Arch and Appalachian Basin

by Steven M. Holland

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Statementby Steven M. Holland.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 92/454 (Q)
The Physical Object
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Pagination2 v. (xi, 390 leaves)
Number of Pages390
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Open LibraryOL1388102M
LC Control Number92955141

A foreland basin is a structural basin that develops adjacent and parallel to a mountain nd basins form because the immense mass created by crustal thickening associated with the evolution of a mountain belt causes the lithosphere to bend, by a process known as lithospheric width and depth of the foreland basin is determined by the flexural rigidity of the underlying.   Models that simulate the sediment geometry at basin margins again use assumed general models of tectonic behavior and sediment deposition. Dramatic Personae Eduard Suess () was the outstanding Austrian geologist whose contribution to sequence stratigraphy was his recognition of world wide changes in sea level, or eustasy!

In book: Foreland Basins, pp - The main Caradoc-Ashgill fill of the foreland basin consists of (a) basin-floor deposits of the km thick allochthonous Deslandes Formation, (b) basin. Get this from a library! Eustatic versus tectonic control on foreland basin fill: sequence stratigraphy, subsidence analysis, stratigraphic modelling, and reservoir modelling applied to the German Molasse basin. [Janine Zweigel].

  T1 - Foreland Basin Systems Revisited. T2 - Variations in Response to Tectonic Settings. AU - Decelles, Peter G. PY - /1/ Y1 - /1/ N2 - The four-part districting scheme (wedge-top, foredeep, forebulge, and backbulge depozones) applies to many foreland basin systems worldwide, but significant variations occur in the stratigraphic Cited by: The Stratigraphic Hierarchy and Tectonic History of the Mid-Cretaceous Foreland Basin of Central Utah Book January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.


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Distinguishing eustacy and tectonics in foreland basin sequences by Steven M. Holland Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is based upon an IAS meeting which focused attention on the situation at active plate margins, covering three major themes: the underlying mechanics and rates of relative sea-level change at active plate margins; the interaction of eustatic and tectonic processes at modern margins; recognition of the products in the sedimentary record and possible criteria for distinguishing global eustatic from local tectonic effects.

This largely subsurface study illustrates how high-resolution sequence stratigraphic analysis can increase our understanding of facies stacking on the ramp and its response to foreland basin tectonics, glacio-eustatic sea-level changes related to onset of Gondwana glaciation (Crowell, ), and long-term climate change (Ettensohn et al., ).

Firstly, it represents a collection of case-studies covering a wide range of basin types and tectonic and stratigraphic settings. Secondly, it highlights a number of specific themes such as the history of subsidence and its relation to orogenesis, the stratigraphic architecture of the basin fill and the petrographic signature of foreland basin.

Using the foreland basin setting as the common theme, the ideas presented here carry a much broader significance and can be applied to many other basin types. Also includes a glossary of sequence stratigraphy terms. The sedimentary architecture of foreland and thrust-sheet top (or “piggy-back”) basins is closely controlled by tectonics due to flexural-derived subsidence (e.g., Puigdefàbregas et al., ), derived from the interplay of flexurally-triggered subsidence, tectonically-driven uplift and by: The depositional sequences appear to have been controlled by both subsidence and third order eustatic changes.

Using the concept of sequence stratigraphy in the outcrops, the subsidence rate and sea-level changes can be calculated. The basin subsided rapidly for 2Ma begining on the age of : Koichi Hoyanagi. Willis, Tectonic control of nested sequence architecture in the Sego Sandstone, Neslen Formation and Upper Castlegate Sandstone (Upper Cretaceous), Sevier Foreland Basin, Utah, USA, Sedimentary Geology, (), ().Cited by: Both tectonics and eustasy contribute to a basin's accommodation, and hence, to observed cyclic stratal patterns, but distinguishing between the relative contribution of these components is not always straightforward.

This paper addresses this problem with an example from the Upper Cretaceous foreland basin of southwestern by: TECTONIC CONTROL ON THE SEQUENCE STRATIGRAPHY OF NONMARINE RETROARC FORELAND BASIN FILLS: INSIGHTS FROM THE UPPER JURASSIC OF CENTRAL UTAH, U.S.A.

XAVIER ROCA* AND G.C. NADON Department of Geological. Tectonics presents original research articles that describe and explain the evolution, structure, and deformation of Earth’s lithosphere including across the range of geologic time.

tectonic controls on stratigraphic sequences in the proximal to dis-tal foreland basin. During Campanian time, coarse-grained sand and gravel were derived from the internally shortening Charleston-Nebo salient of the Sevier thrust belt. A rapid, regional Campanian progradational event in the distal foreland basin km from.

Within the Mannville Group (largely Aptian-Lower Albian) of the Alberta foreland basin, two distinct types of alluvial facies occur in different sequence stratigraphic contexts. One is relatively clean, braided-stream conglomerates and sandstones with prominent unconformities identifiable by abrupt lithologic changes; the other is comprised mainly of mudstones with thin coals and subsidiary (less.

Quantification of the control of sequences by tectonics and eustacy in the Dniepr-Donets Basin and on the Russian Platform during Carboniferous and Permian Field excursion guide book for the.

Sediments derived from the orogenic belt infill the foreland basin further contributing to the load and thus accommodation space.

Depending on the rate of convergence or shortening in the fold belt, successive foreland basins may develop as earlier foreland basins are cannibalized and incorporated in the fold belt.

Tecto-sedimentary discontinuities can be correlated on a regional scale, allowing the differentiation of tecto-sedimentary cycles and depositional sequences.

The relations between tectonics and sedimentation in the Pyrenees are expressed in the Mesozoic and Tertiary cyclicity. Ten tecto-sedimentary cycles have been distinguished.

They are controlled by basin-forming and basin-modifying tectonics (rifting, wrenching, convergence) and are related to different successive by: Stratigraphic Evolution of Foreland Basins - A strong case can be made that foreland basins are where the casual links between sedimentation and tectonic events were first recognized, as evidenced by the interpretations of geologists working in classic foreland areas.

John C. Van Wagoner, "Sequence Stratigraphy and Marine to Nonmarine Facies Architecture of Foreland Basin Strata, Book Cliffs, Utah, U.S.A.", Sequence Stratigraphy of Foreland Basin Deposits: Outcrop and Subsurface Examples from the Cretaceous.

Sequences can be defined within a basin independently of any knowledge of eustasy, but a number of sequence stratigraphers have argued that key stratal surfaces within sequences appear to be synchronous between basins.

Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins: Recent Advances focuses on key topics or areas where the greatest strides forward have been made, while also providing on-line access to the comprehensive book. Breakthroughs in new techniques are described in Section 1, including detrital zircon geochronology, cosmogenic nuclide dating.

Both tectonics and eustasy contribute to a basin's accommodation, and hence, to observed cyclic stratal patterns, but distinguishing between the relative contribution of these components is not. During the Paleogene and Neogene the NE Iberian plate underwent significant paleogeographic changes driven by the Iberian and European plate collision and the resulting formation of the Pyrenean orogen and its corresponding foreland basin.

Shortening resulted in the advance of the orogenic wedge, emplacement of allochthonous units, and progressive basin : Miguel Garcés, Miguel López-Blanco, Luis Valero, Luis Valero, Elisabet Beamud, Josep Anton Muñoz, Be.Newly released reflection seismic and borehole data, combined with sedimentological, provenance, and biostratigraphic data from Upper Cretaceous-Paleocene strata in the proximal part of the Cordilleran foreland-basin system in Utah, establish the nature of tectonic controls on stratigraphic sequences in the proximal to distal foreland by: 1 Introduction [2] Within a foreland system, basins may form ahead of the active pro‐ or retro‐front of the fold‐and‐thrust belts [Allen and Allen, ; DeCelles and Giles, ].These basins are closely controlled by the tectonic processes that result from the interplay of orogen uplift, flexurally‐triggered basin subsidence, and eustacy [e.

g., Catuneanu, ; Cederbom et al Cited by: