Lithosphere Dynamics and Sedimentary Basins: The Arabian Plate and Analogues

ISBN: 978-3-642-29278-1 (Print) 978-3-642-30609-9 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. The Emirati foreland and foothills

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-21

      Structural and Stratigraphic Evolution of Abu Dhabi in the Context of Arabia

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-42

      Architecture of the Oman–UAE Ophiolite: Evidence for a Multi-Phase Magmatic History

    4. Chapter

      Pages 43-59

      New Constrains on the Thickness of the Semail Ophiolite in the Northern Emirates

    5. Chapter

      Pages 61-100

      The Jurassic–Cretaceous depositional and tectonic evolution of the southernwestern margin of the Neotethys Ocean, Northern Oman and United Arab Emirates

    6. Chapter

      Pages 101-125

      Forced Folding of the Neoautochthonous Late Cretaceous–Early Tertiary Sequence at the Western End of the Hatta Zone, Northern Oman Mountains

    7. Chapter

      Pages 127-143

      Seismic stratigraphy and subsidence history of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) rifted margin and overlying foreland basins

    8. Chapter

      Pages 145-158

      Depth seismic imaging using reflection and first arrival traveltime tomography: Application to a deep profile across the Northern Emirates Foothills

    9. Chapter

      Pages 159-175

      Forward Kinematic Modelling of a Regional Transect in the Northern Emirates Using Geological and Apatite Fission Track Age Constraints on Paleo-Burial History

    10. Chapter

      Pages 177-201

      Paleo-Fluids Characterisation and Fluid Flow Modelling Along a Regional Transect in Northern United Arab Emirates (UAE)

    11. Chapter

      Pages 203-220

      Diagenesis of the Khuff Formation (Permian–Triassic), Northern United Arab Emirates

  3. The Zagros and Makran tectonic wedges

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 221-221

    2. Chapter

      Pages 223-237

      Evidence for Mantle Exhumation Along the Arabian Margin in the Zagros (Kermanshah Area, Iran)

    3. Chapter

      Pages 239-259

      structural style of the Makran Tertiary accretionary complex in SE-Iran

    4. Chapter

      Pages 261-277

      Preliminary fault analysis and paleostress evolution in the Makran Fold-and-Thrust Belt in Iran

  4. Seismic hazards in Saudi Arabia and adjacent parts of the Arabian plate

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 279-279

    2. Chapter

      Pages 281-293

      Improvement of seismicity parameters in the Arabian Shield and Platform using earthquake location and magnitude calibration

    3. Chapter

      Pages 295-316

      Seismotectonics and seismogenic source zones of the Arabian Platform

    4. Chapter

      Pages 317-331

      Seismic zones regionalization and hazard assessment of SW Arabian Shield and Southern Red Sea Region

  5. Yemen margins and the Gulf of Aden

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 333-333

    2. Chapter

      Pages 335-360

      The Cryogenian Arc formation and successive High-K calc-alkaline plutons of Socotra Island (Yemen)

    3. Chapter

      Pages 361-373

      Sedimentary basins of Yemen: Their Tectonic Development and Lithostratigraphic Cover

    4. Chapter

      Pages 375-384

      Paleostress Analysis of the Volcanic Margins of Yemen

    5. Chapter

      Pages 385-427

      From rifting to oceanic spreading in the Gulf of Aden: A synthesis

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