The Atlas System of Morocco: Studies on its Geodynamic Evolution by Volker H. JacobshagenThe Atlas System of Morocco: Studies on its Geodynamic Evolution by Volker H. Jacobshagen

The Atlas System of Morocco: Studies on its Geodynamic Evolution

EditorVolker H. Jacobshagen

Paperback | May 25, 1988

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Title:The Atlas System of Morocco: Studies on its Geodynamic EvolutionFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 25, 1988Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540190864

ISBN - 13:9783540190868


Table of Contents

Geodynamic evolution of the Atlas system, Morocco: An introduction.- The Anti-Atlas system: An overview.- A ductile shear zone in the Panafrican basement on the northwestern margin of the West African Craton (Sirwa Dome, Central Anti-Atlas.- Tectonothermal evolution of the late Panafrican Orogeny in the central Anti-Atlas (Southern Morocco).- A plate tectonic model for the Panafrican Orogeny in the Anti-Atlas, Morocco.- The Precambrian/Cambrian boundary in the Anti-Atlas (Morocco) discussion and new results.- The base of the Cambrian in Morocco.- Paleogeography and facies of the 'gres terminaux' (uppermost Lower Cambrian, Anti-Atlas/Morocco).- Diagenesis and very low-grade metamorphism of the Lower Cambrian rocks in the Anti-Atlas (Morocco).- Deformation of igneous dikes in and around the Tichka granite, high Atlas - Morocco.- Synthesis of late paleozoic and triassic redbed sedimentation in Morocco.- Jurassic carbonate facies of the Central and Eastern High Atlas rift, Morocco.- Jurassic sediments of the Central High Atlas of Morocco: Deposition, burial and erosian history.- Aspects of Western High Atlas tectonics.- Structure and post-Palaeozoic evolution of the central High Atlas.- Structural evolution of the southern and northern Central High Atlas in paleogene and Mio-Pliocene times.- Recent data on the geology of the Middle-Atlas (Morocco).- Synsedimentary tectonics in the Northern Middle Atlas (Morocco) during the late Cretaceous and Tertiary.- Geophysical studies of the earth's crust and upper mantle in the Atlas system of Morocco.- The uplift of the central High Atlas as deduced from neogene continental sediments of the Ouarzazate province, Morocco.- The ostracode fauna of the Ait Kandoula region, systematic description.- Geomorphological aspects of the quaternary evolution of the Ouarzazate Basin, Southern Morocco.- Rates of scarp retreat: A means of dating Neotectonic activity.- Evolution of the Alboran block margin from early Mesozoic to early Miocene time.- Geodynamic evolution of the Atlas system (Morocco) in post-palaeozoic times.