Structural Geology

Author: Haakon Fossen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107057647
Category: Science
Page: 524
View: 4844

This market-leading textbook has been updated to include a chapter on joints and veins, additional examples and stunning new photos.

Fundamentals of Structural Geology

Author: David D. Pollard,Raymond C. Fletcher
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521839273
Category: Science
Page: 500
View: 2393

A modern quantitative approach to structural geology and tectonics for advanced students and researchers.

Structural Geology: Fundamentals and Modern Developments

Author: S.K. Ghosh
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080983995
Category: Science
Page: 376
View: 8438

Presents a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the fundamental aspects of structural geology, emphasising both classical concepts and modern developments. A detailed account of the techniques of geometrical analysis is provided, giving a sound background to principles of geological deformation and in-depth analysis of mechanisms of formation of geological structures. Many new features are included such as detailed discussions on rotation of rigid inclusions and passive markers, boudinage (including chocolate tablet boudins, foliation boudins and shear fracture boudins), structural implications of basement-cover relations and time-relation between crystallation and deformation. The book presents the methods of structural analysis from microscopic to map scale, describes modern techniques used in field and laboratory and offers a balanced picture of modern structural geology as it emerges from combined field, experimental and theoretical studies. Hardback edition (0 080 41879 1) also available £50.00

Atlas of Structural Geology

Author: Soumyajit Mukherjee
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0124202063
Category: Science
Page: 200
View: 3075

Atlas of Structural Geology features a broad and inclusive range of high-quality meso- and micro-scale full-color photographs, descriptions, and captions related to the deformation of rocks and geologic structures. It is a multi-contributed, comprehensive reference that includes submissions from many of the world’s leading structural geologists, making it the most thorough and comprehensive reference available to the scientific community. All types of structures are featured, including structures related to ductile and brittle shear zones, sigma- and delta-structures, mineral fish, duplexes and trapezoids, shear related folds, and flanking structures in meso- and micro-scales. A stunning collection of the world’s most beautiful and arresting geologic structures, the Atlas of Structural Geology is the ideal aid in the retention of key concepts in geology. Presents more than 250 top-quality, full-color photographs contributed by the world’s most respected structural geologists Features a broad range of morphological variations of geologic structures, making it the most up-to-date and inclusive reference of its kind Edited by a structural geologist with 14 years of experience in related research and instruction Aids researchers in developing mathematical and analogue models on the peculiarity and uniqueness of the world’s most iconic structures

Structural Geology

Author: Marland Pratt Billings
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Category: Geology, Structural.
Page: 606
View: 3721

Describes the physical forces that have shaped the earth's surface and the geological features that have resulted.

Structural Geology

Author: Robert J. Twiss,Eldridge M. Moores
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780716722526
Category: Science
Page: 532
View: 3893

For advanced undergraduate structural geology courses.

Structural Geology

The Mechanics of Deforming Metamorphic Rocks
Author: Bruce E. Hobbs,Alison Ord
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0124079334
Category: Science
Page: 680
View: 2183

Structural Geology is a groundbreaking reference that introduces you to the concepts of nonlinear solid mechanics and non-equilibrium thermodynamics in metamorphic geology, offering a fresh perspective on rock structure and its potential for new interpretations of geological evolution. This book stands alone in unifying deformation and metamorphism and the development of the mineralogical fabrics and the structures that we see in the field. This reflects the thermodynamics of systems not at equilibrium within the framework of modern nonlinear solid mechanics. The thermodynamic approach enables the various mechanical, thermal, hydrological and chemical processes to be rigorously coupled through the second law of thermodynamics, invariably leading to nonlinear behavior. The book also differs from others in emphasizing the implications of this nonlinear behavior with respect to the development of the diverse, complex, even fractal, range of structures in deformed metamorphic rocks. Building on the fundamentals of structural geology by discussing the nonlinear processes that operate during the deformation and metamorphism of rocks in the Earth's crust, the book's concepts help geoscientists and graduate-level students understand how these processes control or influence the structures and metamorphic fabrics—providing applications in hydrocarbon exploration, ore mineral exploration, and architectural engineering. Authored by two of the world's foremost experts in structural geology, representing more than 70 years of experience in research and instruction Nearly 300 figures, illustrations, working examples, and photographs reinforce key concepts and underscore major advances in structural geology

Structural Geology and Geomechanics

Proceedings of the 30th International Geological Congress
Author: Zheng Yadong,Davis,Au Yin
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351413112
Category: Science
Page: 312
View: 4918

The 30th International Geological Congress was held in Beijing, China in August 1997. Leading scientists convened to present their findings and views to the international geological research community. Volume 14 of 26 focuses on structural geology and geomechanics. All articles in the proceedings have been refereed and keynote papers have been included in Volume 1. These proceedings aim to present a view of contemporary geology and should be of interest to researchers in the geological sciences.

Elements of Structural Geology

Author: E. S. Hills
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400958439
Category: Science
Page: 502
View: 7723

Structural Geology and Map Interpretation

Author: Ruud Weijermars
Publisher: N.A
Category: Geology
Page: 378
View: 7786

Structural geology

an introduction
Author: John Gordon Dennis
Publisher: William C Brown Pub
ISBN: 9780697001337
Category: Science
Page: 448
View: 4995

Industrial Structural Geology

Principles, Techniques and Integration
Author: F.L. Richards,N.J. Richardson,S.J. Rippington,R.W. Wilson,C.E. Bond
Publisher: Geological Society of London
ISBN: 1862397309
Category: Science
Page: 267
View: 4770

The practical application of structural geology in industry is varied and diverse; it is relevant at all scales, from plate-wide screening of new exploration areas down to fluid-flow behaviour along individual fractures. From an industry perspective, good structural practice is essential since it feeds into the quantification and recovery of reserves and ultimately underpins commercial investment choices. Many of the fundamental structural principles and techniques used by industry can be traced back to the academic community, and this volume aims to provide insights into how structural theory translates into industry practice. Papers in this publication describe case studies and workflows that demonstrate applied structural geology, covering a spread of topics including trap definition, fault seal, fold-and-thrust belts, fractured reservoirs, fluid flow and geomechanics. Against a background of evolving ideas, new data types and advancing computational tools, the volume highlights the need for structural geologists to constantly re-evaluate the role they play in solving industrial challenges.

Structural Geology

Principles, Concepts, and Problems
Author: Robert D. Hatcher
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company
Category: Science
Page: 525
View: 7301

This state-of-the-art text offers students balanced coverage of the full range of topics, supported by a wealth of outstanding illustrations and photographs. The text opens with an overview of basic geologic principles that paves the way for a better understanding of structural geology. The topics of stress and strain, deformation mechanisms, and strain measurement provide a foundation upon which the text's remaining coverage is built. Self-contained chapters meet instructor's individual needs. A brief introduction to geophysical techniques, principally seismic reflection and refraction, Earth magnetism, and gravity, enhances a better understanding of crustal structures. This latest edition has been revised for greater clarity and to incorporate the most current technical information possible. *Provides balanced coverage of all topics, supported by numerous illustrations and photographs. *An introductory review of fundamental geologic principles and laws, geochronology, and principles of equilibrium gives students a strong foundation and prepares them for subsequent topics. *Essays in each chapter encourage further study in key subjects. Each chapter offers a short section on an ad

Structural Geology

An Introduction to Geometrical Techniques
Author: Donal M. Ragan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 113948124X
Category: Science
Page: N.A
View: 8467

This combination of text and lab book presents an entirely different approach to structural geology. Designed for undergraduate laboratory classes, it provides a step-by-step guide for solving geometric problems arising from structural field observations. The book discusses both traditional methods and cutting-edge approaches, with emphasis given to graphical methods and visualization techniques that support students in tackling challenging two- and three-dimensional problems. Numerous exercises encourage practice in using the techniques, and demonstrate how field observations can be converted into useful information about geological structures and the processes responsible for creating them. This updated fourth edition incorporates new material on stress, deformation, strain and flow, and the underlying mathematics of the subject. With stereonet plots and solutions to the exercises available online at, this book is a key resource for undergraduates, advanced students and researchers wanting to improve their practical skills in structural geology.

Foundations of Structural Geology

Author: R. G. Park
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 074875802X
Category: Science
Page: 202
View: 6461

Since the first edition was published in 1983, this highly-regarded introductory textbook has been used by many generations of students worldwide. It is specifically tailored to the requirements of first or second year geology undergraduates. The third edition has been extensively revised and updated to include many new sections and over 50 new or redrawn illustrations. There are now over 220 illustrations, many incorporating a second colour to highlight essential features. The format has been changed to enhance the visual attractiveness of the book. The tripartite organization of the first and second editions has been modified by combining the purely descriptive or factual aspects of fault and fold structure in the earlier chapters with a simple treatment of mechanisms, leaving the more geometrically complex treatment until after the relevant sections on stress and strain, as before. Some subjects are introduced for the first time, e.g. inversion and orogen collapse, and others have been extensively modified, e.g. the chapter on gravity controlled structures now emphasises modern work on salt tectonics. The last third of the book is devoted to the wider context of geological structures and how they relate to plate tectonics. The final two chapters have been considerably expanded and give examples of various types of geological structures in their plate tectonic settings in both modern and ancient orogenic belts.

Materials Science for Structural Geology

Author: Mervyn S. Paterson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400755457
Category: Science
Page: 250
View: 8616

This book sets out the basic materials science needed for understanding the plastic deformation of rocks and minerals. Although at atmospheric pressure or at relatively low environmental pressures, these materials tend to be brittle, that is, to fracture with little prior plastic deformation when non-hydrostatically stressed, they can undergo substantial permanent strain when stressed under environmental conditions of high confining pressure and high temperature, such as occur geologically in the Earth’s crust and upper mantle. Thus the plastic deformation of rocks and minerals is of fundamental interest in structural geology and geodynamics. In mountain-building processes and during convective stirring in the Earth’s mantle, rocks can undergo very large amounts of plastic flow, accompanied by substantial changes in microstructure. These changes in microstructure remain in the rocks as evidence of the past deformation history. There are a number of types of physical processes whereby rock and minerals can undergo deformation under geological conditions. The physics of these processes is set out in this book.

3-D Structural Geology

A Practical Guide to Surface and Subsurface Map Interpretation
Author: Richard H. Groshong
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3662039125
Category: Science
Page: 324
View: 5395

This is a handbook of practical techniques for making the best possible interpretation of geological structures at the map scale and for extracting the maximum amount of information from surface and subsurface maps. Quantitative methods are emphasized throughout and analytical solutions are given. Interpretation strategies are defined for GIS or CAD users, yet are simple enough to be done by hand. This book will help users produce better geological maps, judge the quality of existing maps, and locate and fix mapping errors.

Principles of Structural Geology

Author: John Suppe
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Category: Geology, Structural
Page: 537
View: 6263

Structural geology of the Himalaya

Author: P. S. Saklani
Publisher: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 387
View: 7727

Mechanics in Structural Geology

Author: B. Bayly
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461391660
Category: Science
Page: 253
View: 7567

From the reviews: " of the charms of this book is that it is different from both structural geology text books and mechanics texts. Bayly has brought these two fields together admirably, with great intelligence, imagination and originality. For this reason alone, I think all active structural geologists, whether in research or teaching, and particularly those concerned with theory, should read this book." (Journal of Structural Geology)