Basement Tectonics 11 Europe and Other Regions: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Basement Tectonics, held in Potsdam, Germany, July 1994

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The Eleventh International Conference on Basement Tectonics was held at the GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam in Germany 25-29 July 1994. It was the first time that a meeting of this series took place in the centre of Europe and the first such meeting in this area after the recent political changes in eastern Europe. Consequently, the main theme of the meeting focussed on the structure and history of the entire European continent. Further themes were grouped around topics of current interest. Keynote lectures on these...

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The Eleventh International Conference on Basement Tectonics was held at the GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam in Germany 25-29 July 1994. It was the first time that a meeting of this series took place in the centre of Europe and the first such meeting in this area after the recent political changes in eastern Europe. Consequently, the main theme of the meeting focussed on the structure and history of the entire European continent. Further themes were grouped around topics of current interest. Keynote lectures on these topics were given by A. Berthelsen, St. Mueller, A. Green, and D. Fountain. The technical sessions were arranged with support of the Scientific Committee on the following topics: 1. Continental scale features of basement rocks of phanerozoic cratons - with emphasis on Europe 2. Extrapolation and correlation of geological and geophysical data from basement rocks: an assessment 3. Mechanisms of basement exhumation in the evolution of orogenic belts 4. Structure and intraplate deformation of the North-American craton Papers submitted to this volume have however all been collected in one part since all of them deal with different aspects of deformation of the continental basement. A second part contains a complete list of all papers and posters presented at the meeting. Field trips to study some of the above mentioned aspects in the Harz mountains, the Granulite Massif, and the Erzgebirge were organized by P. Bankwitz, P. Frischbutter, 1. Rotzler, K. Rotzler, and B. Mingram. Their assistance is gratefully acknowledged.

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Neither about experiments you can do in the basement or garage, nor about shifts in your foundation, but rather about the history and structure of the deep geography underlying large regions, mostly Europe with some excursions to California, Siberia, the US midwest, and Argentina. Others of the 12 papers discuss late- orogenic burial and exhumation at a major Variscan suture zone, the structural setting of the Paleozoic crystalline basement of the Northern Apennines, seismic data of the Carpathian foredeep basement, and the multifractal analysis of fault structures in basement rocks. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Part I: Selected Proceedings Papers. Late-orogenic burial and exhumation at a major Variscan suture zone; A. Henk. Mylonitic foliation developed by heterogeneous pure shear under high-grade conditions in quartzofeldspathic rocks (Chímparra gneiss formation, Cabo Ortegal complex, NW Spain); F.J. Fernandez, A. Marcos. Country rock displacement during emplacement during emplacement of the joshua flat pluton, White-InyoMountains, California; E. Stein, S.R. Patterson. Superimposed contractional and extensional tectonics in the Karkonosze-Izera Block,NE Bohemian Massif; S. Mazur, R. Kryza. Lower continental crust exhumed: granulate grade terranes and amphibolite grade shear zones in the Anabar Shield, Polar Siberia; O.M. Rosen. Structural setting of the paleozoic crystalline basement of the Northern Apennines (Italy); F.M. Elter, E. Pandeli. Remarks on a deep crustal section across the Northern Apennines, Italy; M. Coli, F. Caselli. Multifractal analysis of fault structures in basement rocks; I.R. Stakhovsky. Large-scale geometry of migmatites - implications for the seismic properties of continental crust; K. Bierbrauer, O. Oncken. Seismic data of the Carpathian foredeep basement (Romania); C. Diaconescu, et al. Pre-Paleozoic Crustal Tectonics controlling Paleozoic and Tertiary metallogenies in the central region of Argentina; H.G.L. Bassi. Precambrian basement control on 'plains-type folds' (Compactional Features) in the midcontinent region, USA; D.F. Merriam, A. Förster. Part II: Titles of papers and posters presented at conference.

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