tectonic framework

tectonic framework

[tek′tän·ik ′frām‚wərk]
(geology)
The relationship in space and time of subsiding, stable, and rising tectonic elements in a sedimentary source area.
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Both are "treasure-bearing" Neoproterozoic (approximately 500-800 million years old) orogenic belts within the global Pan-African tectonic framework.
Citing a lack of a basic reference book dealing with all petro-geological aspects of basin evolution in the Indian continental margins as the motivation for this book, Bastia (an oil and gas consultant based in India) and Radhakrishna (earth sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India) present a synthesis of the regional tectonic framework and evolution of the eastern and western continental margins, integrating the regional datasets for the development of petroleum systems in individual basins.
1986) studied the Benue Trough's tectonic framework and that of parts of the adjoining Nigerian basement complex using aeromagnetic maps, delineating NE-SW and ENE-WSW directions as being the dominant aeromagnetic lineament trends.
He first describes the plate tectonic framework from the Late Cambrian to the Early Cenozoic, which set this area up for deposition of the source rocks, the Late Jurassic Kimmeridge Clay Formation.
In: Indo Myanmar ranges in the tectonic framework of the Himalaya and Southeast Asia, conference proceedings, Memoirs of Geological Society of India, 75, 255 - 290 .
Reactivation under the present-day stress field is possible within the most accepted tectonic framework, although the question emerges from the potential total energy accumulation of these faults, fed by the far-field stress transferred from the SE plate boundary.
1975, Tectonic framework of Late Precambrian supposed glacials: in A.
Tectonic framework of the eastern Himalayan syntaxis.
Among the topics are tectonic frameworks, desert soils, the distinctiveness and diversity of arid zone river systems, desert dune processes and dynamics, and future climate change and arid zone geomorphology.