Cenozoic Foreland Basins of Western Europe (Geological by A. Mascle, C. Puigdefabregas, M. Fernandez and H.P.

By A. Mascle, C. Puigdefabregas, M. Fernandez and H.P. Luterbacher

Offers a latest synthesis on foreland basin series stratigraphy and structural geology. contains the foothills, foreland basins of the Northwestern Alps,Pyrenees and Betic thrust belts. The multidisciplinary procedure contains either sedimentological and structural experiences plus numerical modelling as a device to quantify and combine the geological facts. additionally on hand: The Geology of crucial Europe - quantity 2 Mesozoic and Cenozoic - ISBN 1862392641 The Geology of britain and Wales (Geological Society Geology of sequence GOEWP) - ISBN 978-1-86239-200-7 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the earth, and one of many greatest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top quality peer-reviewed titles for lecturers and pros operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign recognition for the standard of its work.The many components within which we post in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic stories and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications

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1986). A pronounced crustal thinning is observed from the Betics to the Alboran Sea. Different seismic profiles acquired near the shoreline (Banda & Ansorge 1980; Medialdea et al. 1986; Barranco et al. 1990) show a crustal thickness of 23-24 km. The crustal structure in the Alboran Sea is poorly constrained, since the only available data come from seismic experiments shot in 1974 (Hatzfeld 1976; Boloix & Hatzfeld 1977) and in 1979 (Surifiach & Vegas 1993) which show that the Moho lies at about 15 km depth in the central part of the basin.

7 - - - \ . . . ~" .... ~ i ~ i i . ~ - . . . . . . 1 Ma) . " . . . . . ~ D) . . . . . . 5 ~west tilting) pre growth strata dip = 2,5 ~west ~ scanillaFro. 5 km ' H =V INTRODUCTION Nummulites carbonate beds whose lateral continuity goes beyond the syncline-basin itself and can be found in neighbouring basins. Secondorder transgressions are Nummulites and patchreef carbonate beds whose extent is restricted to the syncline basin, but whose lateral equivalents can be traced to overlay the upper delta plain of the underlying sequence.

1996. Progressive evolution of a faultrelated fold pair from growth strata geometries, Sant Llorenq de Morunys, SE Pyrenees. Journal of Structural Geology, 19, 413--441. , FERNANDEZ,M. & TORNI~, M. Numerical modeling of foreland basin formation: a program relating thrusting. Flexure, sediment geometry and lithosphere rheology. Paper accepted in Computers & Geoscience, in press. GARRIDO-MEG~AS, A. 1973. Estudio geoldgico y relacidn entre tect6nica y sedimentacidn del Secundario y el Terciarion de la vertiente meridional Pirenaica en su zona central.

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