Basement Tectonics 8: Characterization and Comparison of by Warren B. Hamilton (auth.), Mervin J. Bartholomew, Donald W.

By Warren B. Hamilton (auth.), Mervin J. Bartholomew, Donald W. Hyndman, David W. Mogk, Robert Mason (eds.)

The eighth overseas convention on Basement Tectonics used to be held in Butte, Montana, August 8-12,1988. traditionally, basement tectonics meetings have fascinated by such issues as reactivation of faults, the impression of basement faults on metallogeny and hyrocarbon accumulation, and using geophysical and distant sensing concepts to interpret subsurface and floor geology. The eighth convention diverged from prior meetings in unifying subject matter was once chosen. simply because old significant terrane or cratonic barriers are frequently postulated to be fault zones that are therefore reactivated, the convention used to be geared up to envision all elements of old continental margins and terrane obstacles and to check more youthful (Mesozoic) ones, approximately which extra is understood, with older (Paleozoic and Precambrian) ones. furthermore, as the eighth convention used to be held within the northwestern usa, a better emphasis was once put on the Mesozoic margin of western North the USA and the North American safeguard. The seven oral periods and 4 poster periods all handled points of the convention topic: characterization and comparability of historical continental margins. The organizers expand their due to these people who graciously consented to function moderators for the oral periods: John M. Bartley, Mark S. Gettings, M. Charles Gilbert, John M. Guilbert, Donald W. Hyndman, William P. Leeman, Robert Mason, and A. Krishna Sinha. this system with abstracts quantity was once ready by way of S. E. Lewis and M. J. Bartholomew.

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