Analysis of Geological Structures

Analysis of Geological Structures

by Neville J. Price, N. J. Price, John W. Cosgrove
     
 

Drawing on their considerable teaching experience the authors present a coherent and lucid analysis of geological structures which will be welcomed by a wide variety of earth scientists.See more details below

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Drawing on their considerable teaching experience the authors present a coherent and lucid analysis of geological structures which will be welcomed by a wide variety of earth scientists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521319584
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Fundamental Principles; 2. Minor fractures - their nomenclature and age relationships; 3. Concordant and discordant intrusions; 4. Diapirs, related structures and circular features; 5. Faults - nomenclature, classification and basic concepts; 6. Strike-slip faults; 7. Overthrusts and thrust nappes; 8. Normal faults and associated structures; 9. Development of systematic fractures in slightly deformed sedimentary rocks; 10. Introduction to folding; 11. Surface and single layer buckling; 12. Multilayer folds and associated structures; 13. The buckling of anisotropic rocks; 14. Initiation of large buckle folds and fracture-fold relationships; 15. The life and times of a buckle fold; 16. Boudinage and pinch-and-swell structures; 17. Rock cleavage and other tectonic fabrics; 18. Structural analysis; Index.

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