International Journal of Earth Sciences

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Answer to the comment of Casas et al. about González Acebrón et al.’s (2011) paper

  • Laura González-AcebrónEmail author
  • R. H. Goldstein
  • Ramón Mas
  • José Arribas

The comment of Casas et al. concerns the paper published by González-Acebrón et al. (2011) and refers mostly to their model for the structural and thermal events in the sedimentary record (Late Jurassic–Early Cretaceous) from the Cameros Basin. Their model differs significantly from the interpretations previously published by Mas et al. (1993), Guimerà et al. (1995, 2004) and Mas and Salas (2002). Their main concern appears to be the difference of opinion about the previously published structural evolution of the basin, not the results of our new study. Rather than debate the earlier, more appropriate papers, they have chosen this our marginally related paper to air their different view of the structural interpretations. Our paper did not concern evidence for interpretations of the structural evolution of this basin, which had already been published and peer-reviewed. We clearly stated that we had excluded their model for consideration relative to our new data, why we had done so, and...


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Funding for this research was provided by the Spanish DIGICYT projects BTE 2001-026, CGL 2005-07445-C03-02/BTE, CGL2008-01648/BTE, CGL2011-22709/BTE and by UCM-CM (Universidad Complutense-Madrid Community) for the Research Group “Sedimentary Basin Analysis”. The authors would like to thank Casquet, C. for his useful suggestions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura González-Acebrón
    • 1
    Email author
  • R. H. Goldstein
    • 2
  • Ramón Mas
    • 1
  • José Arribas
    • 3
  1. 1.Departamento del Estratigrafía, Facultad de Ciencias Geológicas (UCM)Instituto de Geociencias (IGEO-CSIC)MadridSpain
  2. 2.Department of GeologyUniversity of KansasLawrenceUSA
  3. 3.Departamento del Petrología y Geoquímica, Facultad de Ciencias Geológicas (UCM)Instituto de Geociencias (IGEO-CSIC)MadridSpain

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