Cenozoic Foreland Basins of Western Europe (Geological by A. Mascle, C. Puigdefabregas, M. Fernandez and H.P.

By A. Mascle, C. Puigdefabregas, M. Fernandez and H.P. Luterbacher

Offers a contemporary synthesis on foreland basin series stratigraphy and structural geology. comprises the foothills, foreland basins of the Northwestern Alps,Pyrenees and Betic thrust belts. The multidisciplinary strategy contains either sedimentological and structural reports plus numerical modelling as a device to quantify and combine the geological information. additionally on hand: The Geology of principal Europe - quantity 2 Mesozoic and Cenozoic - ISBN 1862392641 The Geology of britain and Wales (Geological Society Geology of sequence GOEWP) - ISBN 978-1-86239-200-7 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the earth, and one of many greatest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top quality peer-reviewed titles for teachers and pros operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas attractiveness for the standard of its work.The many components within which we post in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic experiences and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications

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25 It may be concluded that tectonics and climate (and therefore eustasy), interact to such a degree in sequence generation, so that discrimination between these factors becomes not only difficult, but to some extent irrelevant. What really matters, in terms of predictive potential, is the understanding of sequence upbuilding within the particular basin fill, and the integration of this understanding as an additional piece in the geological knowledge of the area. 'The authors wish to thank Tom Dreyer and Kjell-Owe Hager for the review of the manuscript, and for their sensible and useful suggestions.

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