La Popa Basin, Nuevo León And Coahuila, Mexico - Lawton Timothy; Giles Katherine; Rowan Mark | Libro Springer 08/2021 - HOEPLI.it


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La Popa Basin, Nuevo León and Coahuila, Mexico Halokinetic Sequences and Diapiric Structural Kinematics in the Field

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Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Editore:

Springer

Pubblicazione: 08/2021
Edizione: 1st ed. 2021





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This book describes the two excursions accessed from the Monterrey International Airport on the north side of Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. Excellent exposures of salt diapirs and flanking strata in La Popa basin, northeastern Mexico, contain world-class examples of salt–sediment interaction that provided the basis for the concept of halokinetic sequences. The basin also contains one of the first secondary salt welds described in outcrop. Two one-day excursions described here provide an easily accessible overview of salt–sediment relations within a short distance of Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. Excursion 1 constitutes an introduction to basin stratigraphy, an introduction to halokinetic sequences at El Papalote diapir, and a visit to a salt-cored detachment fold near Hidalgo, Nuevo León. Excursion 2 is a visit to La Popa salt weld, where stops at several parts of the weld permit comparison of different structural styles developed along the weld. Each excursion begins and ends at the Marriott Courtyard Aeropuerto Hotel, near the Monterrey airport.





Sommario

General Information

Opening Statement

General Access and Logistics

Safety Instructions

Emergency Contacts

 

Introduction

Regional Tectonic Setting

Tectonic Provinces

Sierra Madre Oriental

Parras and La Popa Basins

Coahuila Fold Belt

Coahuila Platform

Timing of Deformation in the Hidalgoan/Sierra Madre Foreland

La Popa Basin Stratigraphy

Halokinetic Sequences and Composite Halokinetic Sequences

Application to deepwater Salt Provinces

 

Excursion 1: El Papalote Diapir and Potrero Chico

Geologic Setting of El Papalote Diapir

Excursion 1 Itinerary and Road Log (includes stop descriptions for 8 field trip stops and a hiking traverse, and estimated stop times)

 

Excursion 2: La Popa Salt Weld

Geologic Setting of La Popa Weld

Excursion 2 Itinerary and Road Log (includes stop descriptions for 3 field trip stops and a hiking traverse, and estimated stop times)





Autore

Timothy F. Lawton received B.A. degree in earth sciences from University of California, Santa Cruz, M.S. degree in geology from Stanford, and Ph.D. in geology from the University of Arizona. He is currently Research Scientist with the Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin. His professional interests include regional Mesozoic stratigraphy, sediment-routing systems, and sedimentary basin development of Mexico and the US southwest, as well as salt–sediment interaction in Mexico and Utah.

Katherine A. Giles is Lloyd A. Nelson Professor in geological sciences and Director of the Institute of Tectonic Studies at the University of Texas at El Paso. Kate’ s research focuses on understanding the interplay of tectonics and sedimentary systems. She received degrees in geology from the University of Wisconsin (B.S.), the University of Iowa (M.S.), and the University of Arizona (Ph.D.).

Mark G. Rowan is Structural Geologist with degrees from the California Institute of Technology, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Colorado. He worked in industry and academia before founding his own company specializing in training, consulting, and research on salt tectonics. Mark has authored over 100 papers, has been AAPG Distinguished Lecturer and International Distinguished Instructor, and is Recipient of the GCSSEPM Doris M. Curtis Medal and the AAPG Robert J. Berg Outstanding Research Award.









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ISBN:

9783030793968

Condizione: Nuovo
Collana: Springer Geology
Dimensioni: 235 x 155 mm Ø 180 gr
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:8 Illustrations, black and white
Pagine Arabe: 98
Pagine Romane: ix






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