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Continental Scientific Drilling Project of the Cretaceous Songliao Basin (SK-1) in China

Continental Scientific Drilling Project of the Cretaceous Songliao Basin (SK-1) in China
  • Author : Chengshan Wang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-11-28
  • Total pages : 722
  • ISBN : 9780128129296
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Continental Scientific Drilling Project of the Cretaceous Songliao Basin (SK-1) in China is the first reference to provide the results of the first part of scientific drilling project at the Songliao Basin in the Daqing oil field, the largest known oil field in China. The project has two major objectives: one is to correlate the oceanic and continental records and determine the principal drivers of climate change in order to assist in future climate change predictions and its influence on the earth's environment. The second is to further test the theory of terrestrial genesis of hydrocarbons, and to explore the formation of intra-continental sedimentary basins, as many are major hydrocarbon provinces. In addition, this project provides the scientific basis for exploration of the Daqing Oilfields, which have a yearly production of forty million tons of oil. The world is entering a new exciting era to explore in which scientific drilling will provide a quantum leap in our understanding of its deep earth and history. Continental Scientific Drilling Project of the Cretaceous Songliao Basin (SK-1) in China will play an important role in promoting scientific drilling and earth system science research. Summarizes the geological background, seismic profile, and tectonic evolution of the Songliao Basin Provides detailed information on drilling technology of SK-1, which successfully obtained ~2500m core with a recovery rate of ~95% Includes detailed core information: stratigraphic charts, core photographs, and core photograph identification tables

The Changing Role of Geological Surveys

The Changing Role of Geological Surveys
  • Author : P.R. Hill,D. Lebel,M. Hitzman,M. Smelror,H. Thorleifson
  • Publisher : Geological Society of London
  • Release Date : 2020-12-07
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9781786204769
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Senior managers and Heads of Geological Survey Organizations (GSOs) from around the world have contributed a collection of papers to provide a benchmark on how GSOs are responding to national and international needs in a rapidly changing world. GSOs continue to provide key scientific information about Earth systems, natural hazards and climate change. As countries adopt sustainable development principles and the public increasingly turns to social media to find information about resource and environmental issues, the generation and communication of Earth science knowledge become increasingly important. This volume provides a snapshot of how GSOs are adapting their activities to this changing world. The different national perspectives presented converge around several common themes related to resources, environment and big data. Climate change and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals provide an increased incentive for GSOs of the world to work in harmony, to generate knowledge of Earth systems and to provide solutions for sustainable management of the planet.

Regional Geology and Tectonics: Principles of Geologic Analysis

Regional Geology and Tectonics: Principles of Geologic Analysis
  • Author : David G. Roberts,A.W. Bally
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-03-26
  • Total pages : 908
  • ISBN : 9780444530424
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Expert petroleum geologists David Roberts and Albert Bally bring you Regional Geology and Tectonics: Principles of Geologic Analysis, volume one in a three-volume series covering Phanerozoic regional geology and tectonics. It has been written to provide you with a detailed overview of geologic rift systems, passive margins, and cratonic basins, it features the basic principles necessary to grasping the conceptual approaches to hydrocarbon exploration in a broad range of geological settings globally. Named a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library Association's Choice publication A "how-to" regional geology primer that provides a detailed overview of tectonics, rift systems, passive margins, and cratonic basins The principles of regional geological analysis and the main geological and geophysical tools are discussed in detail. The tectonics of the world are captured and identified in detail through a series of unique geographic maps, allowing quick access to exact tectonic locations. Serves as the ideal introductory overview and complementary reference to the core concepts of regional geology and tectonics offered in volumes two and three in the series.

The Cretaceous World

The Cretaceous World
  • Author : Robert A. Spicer,Simon P. Kelley,Iain Gilmour
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-07-14
  • Total pages : 364
  • ISBN : 0521538432
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A colourful Earth System Science textbook on the Cretaceous world, with numerous learning features and website.

Palaeobiology and Geobiology of Fossil Lagerstätten through Earth History

Palaeobiology and Geobiology of Fossil Lagerstätten through Earth History
  • Author : Reitner, Joachim,Yang, Qun,Wang, Yongdong,Reich, Mike
  • Publisher : Universitätsverlag Göttingen
  • Release Date : 2013-09-06
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 9783863951351
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Exceptionally preserved fossils from Fossil Lagerstätten contribute greatly to resolving details on the history of life on Earth. For the first time, the “Paläontologische Gesellschaft” (PalGes) and the “Palaeontological Society of China” (PSC) combined forces to jointly present an international conference aimed to highlight and encourage the study of exceptionally well-preserved fossil sites worldwide. The conference focused on all aspects of palaeontology and geobiology, also incorporating related fields like biogeochemistry, biology, sedimentology and stratigraphy. The present volume contains the abstracts of more than 275 lectures and posters presented during the joint international conference “Palaeobiology & Geobiology of Fossil Lagerstätten through Earth History”. This year’s conference was held at the northern campus of the Georg-August University in Göttingen, Germany, from September 23-27, 2013. More than three hundred palaeontologists, biologists, geologists and other scientists and researchers from sixteen countries, mainly from Germany and the P. R. of China, participated.

Nanomineralogy

Nanomineralogy
  • Author : Yiwen Ju ,Quan Wan ,Michael F. Hochella, Jr.
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-12-14
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 9783039365999
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In 2018, the International Symposium on Nanogeoscience was held in Guiyang, China. Scholars from around the globe gathered to discuss recent progress and development trends in various aspects of nanogeoscience, including nanomineralogy. Nanomineralogy, an important aspect of nanogeoscience, focuses on the composition, structure, and physical and chemical properties of nanoscale minerals and their interrelations with other Earth critical components. To give a sampling of the latest progress in nanomineralogy and related fields, we offer this Special Issue, which describes a full range of recent nanomineralogic achievements relating to everything from nanominerals and geochemistry, mineral nanostructures, and nanomineral deformation, to nanopores in oil and gas reservoirs, nanomineral deposits, and nanomineral material. Today, nanomineralogy faces a new strategic opportunity as well as a revolutionary challenge. We thus present this special nanomineralogy-focused issue of Minerals with the aim of encouraging our colleagues to familiarize themselves with current developments, trends, and directions in nanomineralogy, enabling an understanding of the potential of the field as a whole. We look forward to developing further scientific research and cooperation in nanomineralogy, hoping thereby to attract and guide young scholars to participate in this field.

Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins

Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins
  • Author : Cathy Busby,Antonio Azor Pérez
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-12-07
  • Total pages : 656
  • ISBN : 9781444347142
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Investigating the complex interplay between tectonics and sedimentation is a key endeavor in modern earth science. Many of the world's leading researchers in this field have been brought together in this volume to provide concise overviews of the current state of the subject. The plate tectonic revolution of the 1960's provided the framework for detailed models on the structure of orogens and basins, summarized in a 1995 textbook edited by Busby and Ingersoll. Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins: Recent Advances focuses on key topics or areas where the greatest strides forward have been made, while also providing on-line access to the comprehensive 1995 book. Breakthroughs in new techniques are described in Section 1, including detrital zircon geochronology, cosmogenic nuclide dating, magnetostratigraphy, 3-D seismic, and basin modelling. Section 2 presents the new models for rift, post-rift, transtensional and strike slip basin settings. Section 3 addresses the latest ideas in convergent margin tectonics, including the sedimentary record of subduction intiation and subduction, flat-slab subduction, and arc-continent collision; it then moves inboard to forearc basins and intra-arc basins, and ends with a series of papers formed under compessional strain regimes, as well as post-orogenic intramontane basins. Section 4 examines the origin of plate interior basins, and the sedimentary record of supercontinent formation. This book is required reading for any advanced student or professional interested in sedimentology, plate tectonics, or petroleum geoscience. Additional resources for this book can be found at: www.wiley.com/go/busby/sedimentarybasins.

Interregional Unconformities and Hydrocarbon Accumulation

Interregional Unconformities and Hydrocarbon Accumulation
  • Author : John Stevens Schlee
  • Publisher : Amer Assn of Petroleum Geologists
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822001954106
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Cyclostratigraphy and Astrochronology

Cyclostratigraphy and Astrochronology
  • Author : Michael Montenari
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-24
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780128155189
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Stratigraphy and Time Scale, Volume Three in the Advances in Sequence Stratigraphy series, covers current research across many stratigraphic disciplines, providing information on the most recent developments for the geoscientific research community. This fully commissioned review publication aims to foster and convey progress in stratigraphy, including geochronology, magnetostratigraphy, lithostratigraphy, event-stratigraphy, isotope stratigraphy, astrochronology, climatostratigraphy, seismic stratigraphy, biostratigraphy, ice core chronology, cyclostratigraphy, palaeoceanography, sequence stratigraphy, and more. Updated chapters include topics such as the Cyclostratigraphy of shallow-water carbonates – limitations and opportunities, Muschelkalk ramp cycles, Orbital Control on Paleozoic Source Rock Formation, and Cyclostratigraphy in different Jurassic carbonate ramps (Iberian Basin, NE Spain). Contains contributions from leading authorities in the field Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field Aims to foster and convey progress in stratigraphy, including geochronology, magnetostratigraphy, lithostratigraphy, event-stratigraphy, and more

Seismic and Sequence Stratigraphy and Integrated Stratigraphy

Seismic and Sequence Stratigraphy and Integrated Stratigraphy
  • Author : Gemma Aiello
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-12-06
  • Total pages : 170
  • ISBN : 9789535136750
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This book contains six chapters dealing with the investigation of seismic and sequence stratigraphy and integrated stratigraphy, including the stratigraphic unconformities, in different geological settings and using several techniques and methods, including the seismostratigraphic and the sequence stratigraphic analysis, the field geological survey, the well log stratigraphic interpretation, and the lithologic and paleobotanical data. Book chapters are separated into two main sections: (i) seismic and sequence stratigraphy and (ii) integrated stratigraphy. There are three chapters in the first section, including the application of sequence and seismic stratigraphy to the fine-grained shales, to the fluvial facies and depositional environments, and to the Late Miocene geological structures offshore of Taiwan. In the second section, there are three chapters dealing with the integrated stratigraphic investigation of Jurassic deposits of the southern Siberian platform, with the stratigraphic unconformities, reviewing the related geological concepts and studying examples from Middle-Upper Paleozoic successions; and, finally, with the integrated stratigraphy of the Cenozoic deposits of the Andean foreland basin (northwestern Argentina).

Precambrian Geology of China

Precambrian Geology of China
  • Author : Mingguo Zhai
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-08-11
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 9783662478851
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This book is the first contribution to the overview of Precambrian geology of China. It covers Precambrian geology of the North China Craton, the South China Craton and the Tarim Craton, as well as other smaller blocks in the Chinese orogenic belts. It provides systematic concepts of the Chinese paleo-continents and incorporates the most up-to-date achievements. Edited by many of the active researchers working at the forefront of the related fields, it contributes greatly to the international Precambrian geology community and would be of interest to geoscientists working in the research field of geology of China and Precambrian geodynamics.

Continental Scientific Drilling

Continental Scientific Drilling
  • Author : Ulrich Harms,Christian Koeberl,Mark D. Zoback
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-04-16
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 9783540687788
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This volume provides a review and synthesizes the accomplishments of the past decade of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program. More importantly, it defines opportunities for scientific advancement through future drilling projects addressing a broad range of disciplines in the Earth Sciences. In addition there is a review of all past projects that were supported by the ICDP, as well as of technical aspects associated with continental drilling.

Mass Transport, Gravity Flows, and Bottom Currents

Mass Transport, Gravity Flows, and Bottom Currents
  • Author : G. Shanmugam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-10-31
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 9780128225745
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Mass Transport, Gravity Flows, and Bottom Currents: Downslope and Alongslope Processes and Deposits focuses solely on important downslope and alongslope processes. The book provides clear definitions and characteristics based on soil mechanics, fluid mechanics and sediment concentration by volume. It addresses Slides, Slumps, and Debris Flows, Grain Flows, Liquefied/Fluidized Flows, and Turbidity Currents, Density plumes, Hyperpycnal Flows, the Triggering Mechanisms of Downslope Processes, Bottom Currents, and Soft-Sediment Deformation Structures. The mechanics of each process are described in detail and used to provide empirically-driven categories to help recognize these deposits it the rock record. Case studies clearly illustrate of the problems inherent in recognizing these processes in the rock record, and potential solutions are provided alongside future avenues of research. An appendix also provides step-by-step guidance in describing and interpreting sediments. Comprehensively addresses modern downslope and alongslope processes, including definitions and mechanisms Provides key criteria for the recognition of depositional facies in the rock record Includes case studies to illustrate each downslope and alongslope process Identifies key problems and potential solutions for future research Uses pragmatic, empirical, data-driven interpretations to revise conventional facies models

Sedimentary Basins

Sedimentary Basins
  • Author : Gerhard Einsele
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29
  • Total pages : 792
  • ISBN : 9783662040294
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This completely revised and enlarged second edition provides an up-to-date overview of all major topics in sedimentary geology. It is unique in its quantitative approach to denudation-accumulation systems and basin fillings, including dynamic aspects. The relationship between tectonism and basin evolution as well as the concepts of sequence cycle and event stratigraphy in various depositional environments are extensively discussed. Numerous, often composite figures, a well-structured text, brief summaries in boxes, and several examples from all continents make the book an invaluable source of information for students, researchers and professors in academia as well as for professionals in the oil industry.

The Jehol Biota

The Jehol Biota
  • Author : Miman Zhang
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 7532373185
  • File Size : 22,8 Mb
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The Role of Sound Groundwater Resources Management and Governance to Achieve Water Security

The Role of Sound Groundwater Resources Management and Governance to Achieve Water Security
  • Author : International Centre for Water Security and Sustainable Management,UNESCO
  • Publisher : UNESCO Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-10-31
  • Total pages : 281
  • ISBN : 9789231004681
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Potassic Igneous Rocks and Associated Gold-Copper Mineralization

Potassic Igneous Rocks and Associated Gold-Copper Mineralization
  • Author : Daniel Müller,David I. Groves
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17
  • Total pages : 214
  • ISBN : 9783662009208
  • File Size : 40,8 Mb
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In recent years, there has been increasing interest from geoscientists in potassic ig neous rocks. Academic geoscientists have been interested in their petrogenesis and their potential value in defining the tectonic setting of the terranes into which they were intruded, and exploration geoscientists have become increasingly interested in the association of these rocks with major epithermal gold and porphyry gold-copper deposits. Despite this current interest, there is no comprehensive textbook that deals with these aspects of potassic igneous rocks. This book redresses this situation by elucidating the characteristic features of potassic (high-K) igneous rocks, erecting a hierarchical scheme that allows interpre tation of their tectonic setting using whole-rock geochemistry, and investigating their associations with a variety of gold and copper-gold deposits, worldwide. About two thirds of the book is based on a PhD thesis by Dr Daniel Muller which was produced at the Key Centre for Strategic Mineral Deposits within the Department of Geology and Geophysics at The University of Western Australia under the supervision of Professor David Groves, the late Dr Nick Rock, Professor Eugen Stumpf!, Dr Wayne Taylor, and Dr Brendon Griffin. The remainder of the book has been compiled from the literature using the collective experience of the two authors. The book is dedi cated to the memory of Dr Rock who initiated the research project but died before its completion.

Structural Control of Mineral Deposits

Structural Control of Mineral Deposits
  • Author : Alain Chauvet
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2019-04-16
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9783038977841
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"Structural Control” remains a crucial point that frequently lacks in any scientific and/or economic analysis of ore deposits, whatever their type and class. The case of lode deposits is exemplary, although also other deposits, like breccia pipe, stockwerk, massive sulphides, skarn, etc., can, surprisingly, be concerned. Several concepts like the gold-bearing shear zone have not proven valid during the last few decades in terms of our understanding of gold deposit and have been totally abandoned. Additionally, the relationships between magmatism, regional tectonic context, and mineralization remain uncertain and have been debated in several recent publications. This demonstrates that this issue is still relevant, and its solution may help in the distinction between intrusion-related and orogenic deposits. In this Special Issue, we particularly invite any case study of mineral deposits, in which it has been demonstrated that structural geology may have a significant role in the establishment of the deposit model of formation and/or on exploration and exploitation programs. Examples in which the structural model diverges from those described in the classical literature are particularly welcomed, including studies in which relationships with magmatism can be suspected and/or demonstrated. Indeed, all cases that illustrate concepts that differ from the classic ones and from theoretical models may represent significant contributions to this volume.

Lacustrine Sandstone Reservoirs and Hydrocarbon Systems

Lacustrine Sandstone Reservoirs and Hydrocarbon Systems
  • Author : Olive W. Baganz,Yuval Bartov,Kevin M. Bohacs,Dag Nummedal
  • Publisher : AAPG
  • Release Date : 2012-11-20
  • Total pages : 526
  • ISBN : 9780891813774
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Many publications on lacustrine systems concentrate on reconstructing paleo-environments, deciphering paleoclimate or estimating hydrocarbon source potential. This is the first memoir to give attention to describing the occurrence, distribution and character of sandstones in various lake settings. The memoir is divided into four sections beginning with a global overview, and followed by two sections covering lacustrine systems in compressional and extensional regimes, and concludes with a series of papers on modern lake regimes.

Soils and Sediments

Soils and Sediments
  • Author : Helene Paquet,Norbert Clauer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 369
  • ISBN : 9783642605253
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Clays and soils are of great importance in various scientific fields, such as agriculture and environmental science, and in mineral deposits. Students and close collaborators of Georges Millot, the eminent French clay sedimentologist, have put together a book with topics ranging from weathering processes and diagenetic evalution of sediments to sedimentary mineral deposits. The book is of interest to practitioners, advanced students as well as teachers in the above fields.

A Concise Geologic Time Scale

A Concise Geologic Time Scale
  • Author : J G Ogg,Gabi Ogg,F M Gradstein
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-05-13
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780444594686
  • File Size : 27,9 Mb
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A Concise Geologic Time Scale: 2016 presents a summary of Earth's history over the past 4.5 billion years, as well as a brief overview of contemporaneous events on the Moon, Mars, and Venus. The authors have been at the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives to create an international geologic time scale for many years, and the charts in this book present the most up-to-date international standard, as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. This book is an essential reference for all geoscientists, including researchers, students, and petroleum and mining professionals. The presentation is non-technical and illustrated with numerous colour charts, maps and photographs. The book also includes a detachable laminated card of the complete time scale for use as a handy reference in the office, laboratory, or field. Presents a summary of Earth's history over the past 4.5 billion years Includes a brief overview of contemporaneous events on the Moon, Mars, and Venus Includes full-color figures including charts, stratigraphic profiles, and photographs to enhance understanding of each geologic period Correlates regional geologic stages to the standard definitions approved by the International Commission on Stratigraphy Offers an explanation of the methods used to create the time scale