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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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.
These grassroots leases are located within the right regional tectonic framework and local geological settings to produce significant mineral discoveries.
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.
1975, Tectonic framework of Late Precambrian supposed glacials: in A.