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Kinematic Evolution and Structural Styles of Fold-and-Thrust Belts

Product Code: SP349
Series: GSL Special Publications
Author/Editor: Edited by J Poblet and R J Lisle
Publication Date: 16 February 2011
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Fold-and-thrust belts occur worldwide, have formed in all eras of geological time, and are widely recognized as the most common mode in which the crust accommodates shortening. Much current research on the structure of fold-and-thrust belts is focused on structural studies of regions or individual structures and on the geometry and evolution of these regions employing kinematic, mechanical and experimental modelling. In keeping with the main trends of current research, this title is devoted to the kinematic evolution and structural styles of a number of fold-and-thrust belts formed from Palaeozoic to Recent times. The papers included in this book cover a broad range of different topics, from modelling approaches to predict internal deformation of single structures, 3D reconstructions to decipher the structural evolution of groups of structures, palaeomagnetic studies of portions of fold-and-thrust belts, geometrical and kinematical aspects of Coulomb thrust wedges and structural analyses of fold-and-thrust belts to unravel their sequence of deformations.

Type: Book
Ten Digit ISBN: 1-86239-320-6
Thirteen Digit ISBN: 978-1-86239-320-2
Publisher: GSL
Binding: Hardback
Pages:
Weight: 0.80 kg

Contents

Acknowledgements

POBLET, J. & LISLE, R. J. Kinematic evolution and structural styles of fold-and-thrust belts

MASINI, M., BIGI, S., POBLET, J., BULNES, M., DI CUIA, R. & CASABIANCA, D. Kinematic evolution and strain simulation, based on cross-section restoration, of the Maiella Mountain: an analogue for oil fields in the Apennines (Italy)

VIDAL-ROYO, O., HARDY, S. & MUNOZ, J. A. The roles of complex mechanical stratigraphy and syn-kinematic sedimentation in fold development: insights from discrete-element modelling and application to the Pico del Águila anticline (External Sierras, Southern Pyrenees)

TANNER, D. C., BENSE, F. A. & ERTL, G. Kinematic retro-modelling of a cross-section through a thrust-and-fold belt: the Western Irish Namurian Basin

SIMÓN, J. L. & LIESA, C. L. Incremental slip history of a thrust: diverse transport directions and internal folding of the Utrillas thrust sheet (NE Iberian Chain, Spain)

ANTOLIN, B., APPEL, E., MONTOMOLI, C., DUNKL, I., DING, L., GLOAGUEN, R. & EL BAY, R. Kinematic evolution of the eastern Tethyan Himalaya: constraints from magnetic fabric and structural properties of the Triassic flysch in SE Tibet

TORRES CARBONELL, P. J., DIMIERI, L. V. & OLIVERO, E. B. Progressive deformation of a Coulomb thrust wedge: the eastern Fuegian Andes Thrust–Fold Belt

FITZ-DIAZ, E., HUDLESTON, P. & TOLSON, G. Comparison of tectonic styles in the Mexican and Canadian Rocky Mountain Fold–Thrust Belt

GARCIA-SANSEGUNDO, J., POBLET, J., ALONSO, J. L. & CLARIANA, P. Hinterland-foreland zonation of the Variscan orogen in the Central Pyrenees: comparison with the northern part of the Iberian Variscan Massif

FERNÁNDEZ, F. J., DIAZ-GARCIA, F. &MARQUINEZ, J. Kinematics of the Forcarei Synform (NW Iberian Variscan belt)

MANTERO, E. M., ALONSO-CHAVES, F. M., GARCIA-NAVARRO, E. & AZOR, A. Tectonic style and structural analysis of the Puebla de Guzma´n Antiform (Iberian Pyrite Belt, South Portuguese Zone, SW Spain)

REZ, J., MELICHAR, R. & KALVODA, J. Polyphase deformation of the Variscan accretionary wedge: an example from the southern part of the Moravian Karst (Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic)

POUL, I., MELICHAR, R. & JANECKA, J. Thrust tectonics of the Upper Jurassic limestones in the Pavlov Hills (Outer Western Carpathians, Czech Republic)

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