Thrust Belts and Foreland Basins

From Fold Kinematics to Hydrocarbon Systems

ISBN: 978-3-540-69425-0 (Print) 978-3-540-69426-7 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXIII

  2. Surficial and Deep Processes in Thrust Belts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-40

      Coupled Lithosphere-Surface Processes in Collision Context

    3. Chapter

      Pages 41-60

      On Some Geometric Prism Asymmetries

  3. Exploration of Thrust Belts (1) : Seismic Imaging and Traps

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61

    2. Chapter

      Pages 63-74

      Understanding Seismic Propagation through Triangle Zones

    3. Chapter

      Pages 75-90

      2D Depth Seismic Imaging in the Gaspé Belt, a Structurally Complex Fold and Thrust Belt in the Northern Appalachians, Québec, Canada

  4. Exploration of Thrust Belts (2) : Fluid Flow and Hydrocarbon Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

    2. Chapter

      Pages 93-115

      Fluid Systems in Foreland Fold-and-Thrust Belts: An Overview from the Southern Pyrenees

    3. Chapter

      Pages 117-131

      The Miocene Petroleum System of the Northern Apennines in the Central Po Plain (Italy)

  5. Structural Modeling / Restoration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 133-133

    2. Chapter

      Pages 135-147

      Folds Kinematics in “Fold-and-Thrust Belts” the “Hinge Migration” Question, a Review

    3. Chapter

      Pages 149-162

      The Use of Surface Restoration in Foothills Exploration: Theory and Application to the Sub-Andean Zone of Bolivia

    4. Chapter

      Pages 163-178

      Plate Tectonic Setting and Cenozoic Deformation of Trinidad: Foldbelt Restoration in a Region of Significant Strike-Slip

    5. Chapter

      Pages 179-202

      Kinematics of the SE Canadian Fold and Thrust Belt: Implications for the Thermal and Organic Maturation History

  6. Zagros/Makran Thrust Belts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-204

    2. Chapter

      Pages 205-228

      Early Reactivation of Basement Faults in Central Zagros (SW Iran): Evidence from Pre-folding Fracture Populations in Asmari Formation and Lower Tertiary Paleogeography

    3. Chapter

      Pages 229-246

      Evolution of Maturity in Northern Fars and in the Izeh Zone (Iranian Zagros) and Link with Hydrocarbon Prospectivity

    4. Chapter

      Pages 247-266

      Mechanical Constraints on the Development of the Zagros Folded Belt (Fars)

    5. Chapter

      Pages 267-287

      Rates and Processes of Active Folding Evidenced by Pleistocene Terraces at the Central Zagros Front (Iran)

    6. Chapter

      Pages 289-308

      The Salt Diapirs of the Eastern Fars Province (Zagros, Iran): A Brief Outline of their Past and Present

    7. Chapter

      Pages 309-325

      The Role of Pre-Existing Diapirs in Fold and Thrust Belt Development

    8. Chapter

      Pages 327-350

      Impact of Sedimentation on Convergent Margin Tectonics: Example of the Makran Accretionary Prism (Pakistan)

    9. Chapter

      Pages 351-366

      Offshore Frontal Part of the Makran Accretionary Prism: The Chamak Survey (Pakistan)

  7. Carpathian Thrust Belt

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 367-367

    2. Chapter

      Pages 369-384

      The Geometry of the South Leading Carpathian Thrust Line and the Moesia Boundary: The Role of Inherited Structures in Establishing a Transcurent Contact on the Concave Side of the Carpathians

    3. Chapter

      Pages 385-396

      Role of the Foredeep Evaporites in Wedge Tectonics and Formation of Triangle Zones: Comparison of the Carpathian and Pyrenean Thrust Fronts

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