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Structural and tectonic studies in New York State

Yngvar W. Isachsen

Structural and tectonic studies in New York State

final report

by Yngvar W. Isachsen

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Division of Radiation Programs and Earth Sciences, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology, Structural.,
  • Nuclear power plants -- Earthquake effects.,
  • Seismology -- Research -- New York (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Y.W. Isachsen.
    ContributionsU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Radiation Programs and Earth Sciences., New York State Geological Survey.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 74 p. :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16540931M

      Petroleum geologists broadly classify traps into three categories that are based on their geological characteristics: the structural trap, the stratigraphic trap and the combination trap.. 1-Structural traps Fold (structural) trap Fault (structural) trap Structural traps are formed as a result of changes in the structure of the subsurface due. His research involves field-based studies combining structural geology, hard-rock petrology, and geochronology, with a general emphasis on the tectonic evolution of mountain belts. Current projects focus on the framework geology, tectonic evolution, and mineral resources of Alaska and western North America.

    New geochronology, geochemistry, geophysics, mapping, petrology, and structural geology provide insight on the tectonic evolution, and the formation of ore deposits, in the Adirondack Mountains and the Grenville Province. A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, surrounded by land, apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake. Lakes lie on land and are not part of the ocean, and therefore are distinct from lagoons, and are also larger and deeper than ponds, though there are no official or scientific definitions. Lakes can be contrasted with rivers or streams.

    @article{osti_, title = {Identifying structural styles in Colombia}, author = {Wilson, W P and Van Nieuwenhuise, R E and Steuer, M R}, abstractNote = {Much of our understanding of the Earth is from the study of surface geology and seismic, but many surface structures are responses to deformation which occurred below sedimentary layers. History of tectonic models on the Norwegian continental shelf. Obviously, regional tectonic studies and general plate tectonic configurations and processes were of great importance in the early stages, whereas the need to model basin subsidence and geometries paved the way for basin modelling of many kinds. the understanding of the Cited by:


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