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Indian Shield

Indian Shield Book
Author : A.B. Roy,Ritesh Purohit
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-04-20
ISBN : 0128098406
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Indian Shield: Precambrian Evolution and Phanerozoic Reconstitution highlights unique evolutionary trends covering a period of over 3,500 million years, from the oldest crust to the most recent geological activity of the Indian Subcontinent. The book discusses regional terrain geology in terms of the evolutionary history of the crust, describing how the Precambrian Shield evolved from a stable continental region to a tectonically unstable zone marked by frequent high-intensity earthquakes in a Plate-interior setting. It is a complete and readable account of the history of growth and evolution of the Indian Subcontinent, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan. The book is intended for graduate students, researchers, and teachers in the geosciences, especially geophysics, geomorphology and geology. The book also serves as an important resource for tectonics and petrology researchers, as well as those involved in exploration of mineral resources. Features comprehensive geological information on the evolution of the Indian Subcontinent, from the growth of early crust to the present day in a single volume Discusses different processes of post-Precambrian reconstitution of the Indian Shield that ultimately produced the present-day geomorphology as well as the tectonic character of the region Assesses the impacts and effects of the ongoing post-Himalayan tectonism on the Indian Subcontinent

Geological Evolution of the Precambrian Indian Shield

Geological Evolution of the Precambrian Indian Shield Book
Author : M.E.A. Mondal
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-05-26
ISBN : 3319896989
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents findings from research into the Precambrian history of the Indian shield obtained using state-of-the-art technology. It demonstrates a paradigm shift towards studying the Precambrian shield regions using petrological, geochemical, structural, metallogenic, sedimentological and paleobiological data from the rocks in the Precambrian shield area, and presents a collection of contributions on these diverse topics that help to reconstruct the Precambrian evolution of the Indian Shield.

The Lithosphere Beneath the Indian Shield

The Lithosphere Beneath the Indian Shield Book
Author : Ashoka G. Dessai
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-09-24
ISBN : 3030529428
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book explores the geotectonic evolution of the lithosphere beneath the Indian Shield, which comprises a collage of cratons variously bounded by mobile belts and palaeo-rifts. The lithosphere beneath these is fairly thin compared to other cratons worldwide, petrologically varied and shows considerable variation in thickness with depth both intra-craton and among cratons. Moreover, it has been subjected to the influence of repeated magmatic episodes from Proterozoic to Palaeocene, which have variously impacted different parts of the shield. The thermotectonic influence on constituent cratons is variable depending on the evolutionary history. This book discusses the impact of successive tectonomagmatic events on the evolution of the deep crust and shallow mantle, and their Phanerozoic modification as gleaned through the xenolith window. The book provides a petrotectonic perspective on the deep crust and shallow mantle from direct samples brought up as xenoliths of deep lithologies, and offers a comprehensive overview for students, researchers, academics and professionals, integrating the results of petrological studies of deep lithologies and geophysical investigations to (i) shed light on the physico-chemical and thermal structure of the lithosphere from an array of geotectonic settings and (ii) gain insights into the spatio-temporal evolution of the Indian Shield. An in-depth guide critical thinking on the complex issue of mantle differentiation, magmatism, lithosphere modification and crustal growth over time, the book allows readers to gain a better understanding of the processes that affect the lithosphere and shape the crust on which we live.

Geodynamic Evolution of the Indian Shield Geophysical Aspects

Geodynamic Evolution of the Indian Shield  Geophysical Aspects Book
Author : Om Prakash Pandey
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-04-28
ISBN : 3030405974
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book addresses time-bound geotectonic evolution of the various geological terrains of the Indian continent, on the basis of integrated geophysical studies, like seismic, seismological, gravity, magnetic, magnetotelluric and heat flow, carried out over the past five decades. Further, it discusses elastic and petrophysical properties of the Earth’s crust relevant to geological investigations. The book also shares latest findings on the geodynamic development of the Indian shield and nearby continental margins, including Arabian Sea.

Crustal Evolution and Metallogeny in the Northwestern Indian Shield

Crustal Evolution and Metallogeny in the Northwestern Indian Shield Book
Author : Mihir Deb
Publisher : Alpha Science Int'l Ltd.
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9781842650011
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The northwestern Indian Shield, covering a major part of Rajasthan and parts of northern Gujarat, northwestern Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Delhi, is one of the most important repositories of a variety of mineral deposit types, particularly of base metals. Their metallogeny has been a topic of both academic and economic interest for more than five decades. This volume presents in a systematic manner the essential features of all economically significant types of metallic mineral deposits in this region and considers their mettallogeny in the perspective of crystal evolution of the northwestern Indian shield. Current concepts, problems and the probable trends of future research are highlighted. Leading geoscientists with first hand knowledge of this Precambrian terrene have contributed to this volume. The book will be of interest to exploration geologists, researchers and postgraduate students concerned with Precambrian geology and metallogeny.

Tectonic Setting and Gondwana Basin Architecture in the Indian Shield

Tectonic Setting and Gondwana Basin Architecture in the Indian Shield Book
Author : Subhrangsu Acharyya
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-12-04
ISBN : 0128152192
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tectonic Setting and Gondwana Basin Architecture in the Indian Shield, Volume Four, is the newest book in the Problems and Solutions in Structural Geology and Tectonics series from Elsevier, and is a synthesized monograph on the tectonic settings of Gondwana basins of India. It is a unique book on a topic of national and international interest, especially given the economic importance of the region (coal reserves). The book is authored and edited by very experienced theoretical experts and explores and reconstructs unified stratigraphic research of the region, including the relative role of tension and lateral movement in basin formation. Basin formation is the driving force behind formation and break-up of supercontinents and the time frame of supercontinent cycles. Provides the latest data on the tectonic settings of Gondwana basins of India Explores the unified stratigraphic research of the region Authored and edited by experienced theoretical experts

Cratons and Fold Belts of India

Cratons and Fold Belts of India Book
Author : Ram Sharma
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2009-10-06
ISBN : 3642014585
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cratons and Fold Belts of India, is a unique attempt at presenting geological characteristics and evolution of the fold belts and the cratonic areas of the Indian shield. The author has evaluated the different evolutionary models for each fold belt in light of all the currently available geological and geochronological informations that are clearly listed. Shortcomings, if any, of each model are stated and a viable geodynamic model is presented for each fold belt. The book is self-contained – it includes an introduction to the processes of mountain building, especially plate tectonics theory with its application to the evolution of the Himalaya as an illustrative example – so that the reader can better appreciate the novel approach to the evolution of Proterozoic fold belts. The author eschews a detailed account of the fold belts for a clear description of all the concepts that go into building models. It is primarily written for graduate students, teachers and for those geoscientists who aspire to know all about the Indian shield.

Contemporary Lithospheric Motion Seismic Geology

Contemporary Lithospheric Motion Seismic Geology Book
Author : Ye Hong
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-08-14
ISBN : 1000109828
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume presents the results on contemporary geodynamic model, crustal stress field, active faults, folds and volcanoes. It discusses the tectonophysical environments of earthquake generation and the methodology of earthquake prediction.

World Geomorphology

World Geomorphology Book
Author : E. M. Bridges,Senior Lecturer in Geography E M Bridges,Edwin Michael, Bridges,Bridges, Edwin Michael Bridges
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1990-11-30
ISBN : 9780521289658
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Large scale relief features of the earth are emphasized to reveal how they are related to the major segments of the earth's crusts, known as lithospheric plates.

Tectonics of the Indian Subcontinent

Tectonics of the Indian Subcontinent Book
Author : A.K. Jain,D.M. Banerjee,Vivek S. Kale
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-04-07
ISBN : 3030428451
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This books documents the salient characters of the tectonic evolution of the Indian subcontinent. It showcases the well investigated subcontinent of Gondwana. The book is linked to an updated geological and tectonic map of this region on 1:12,000,000 in scale. The Indian subcontinent displays almost uninterrupted and unique the geological history since about Eo-Archean (~3800 Ma) to recent, with the development of many Proterozoic deformed and metamorphosed fold belts around Archean nuclei, and enormously thick undeformed platform deposits. After their stabilization during late Proterozoic, the subcontinent underwent Paleozoic rifting and deposition of coal-bearing thick sequences, followed by enormously-thick outpouring of Deccan volcanics as a consequence of huge mantle plume. The youngest event in its evolution is the Cenozoic Himalayan Orogenic Mountains, spanning the area between Nanga Parbat and Namcha Barwah; a part of which extends both in Pakistan and Myanmar.

Precambrian Continental Crust and its Economic Resources

Precambrian Continental Crust and its Economic Resources Book
Author : S.M. Naqvi
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 1990-09-06
ISBN : 9780080869070
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Since 1964, the time when the Upper Mantle Project was started, the Precambrian continental crust has been studied in considerable detail in many areas. Multidisciplinary studies, using modern tools and techniques have resulted in increasing levels of accuracy. The Precambrian continental crust has been subjected to several thermal events and multiple episodes of deformation. These events have obliterated the scenario produced by early events and present-day efforts are directed towards evaluating the cause-effect processes of each event. How far back the known geological processes of the Phanerozoic can be extended into the Precambrian is one of the main questions. The present volume provides data and interpretations which will help in formulating the answer to some of these questions. The book contains 30 contributions resulting from researches on almost all the important Precambrian terranes.

The Making of India

The Making of India Book
Author : K.S. Valdiya
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-11-26
ISBN : 3319250299
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents in a concise format a simplified and coherent geological-dynamical history of the Indian subcontinent (including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Southern Tibet and Pakistan). Encompassing a broad array of information related to structure and tectonics, stratigraphy and palaeontology, sedimentation and palaeogeography, petrology and geochemistry, geomorphology and geophysics, it explores the geodynamic developments that took place from the beginning around 3.4 billion years ago to the last about 5,000 years before present. Presented in a distilled form, the observations and deductions of practitioners, this book is meant for teachers, researchers and students of geology, geophysics and geomorphology and practitioners of earth sciences. A comprehensive list of references to original works provides guidance for those seeking further details and who wish to examine selected problems in depth. The book is illustrated with a wealth of maps, cross sections and block diagrams — all simplified and redesigned.

Record of the Great Council of the United States of the Improved Order of Red Men

Record of the Great Council of the United States of the Improved Order of Red Men Book
Author : Improved Order of Red Men. Great Council of the United States
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1906
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Record of the Great Council of the United States of the Improved Order of Red Men book written by Improved Order of Red Men. Great Council of the United States, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Geological Evolution of the Precambrian Indian Shield

Geological Evolution of the Precambrian Indian Shield Book
Author : M.E.A. Mondal
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2019-02-11
ISBN : 9783030078355
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book presents findings from research into the Precambrian history of the Indian shield obtained using state-of-the-art technology. It demonstrates a paradigm shift towards studying the Precambrian shield regions using petrological, geochemical, structural, metallogenic, sedimentological and paleobiological data from the rocks in the Precambrian shield area, and presents a collection of contributions on these diverse topics that help to reconstruct the Precambrian evolution of the Indian Shield.

Gravity Field Seismicity and Tectonics of the Indian Peninsula and the Himalayas

Gravity Field  Seismicity and Tectonics of the Indian Peninsula and the Himalayas Book
Author : R.K. Verma
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 9400952597
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Recent developments in Science and Technology have removed the boundaries betwe~n the so-called 'fundamental' and 'applied' fields of research. This has been particularly evident in the rapidly expanding geophysical sciences with their far reaching applications. Fundamental geophysical studies of surface, subsurface and crustal structures where gravity investigations play an important role, are of immediate potential importance in defining major structural features or geological units which may control or influence the development of metallogenic provinces, petroleum potential areas or coal fields. Gravity studies in India have a long history and tradition. The earliest gravity measurements were made with two brass pendulums loaned by the Royal Society of England, when Basevi and Heaviside established 30 gravity pendulum stations between Cape Comorin and Ladakh during 1865 to 1873. Over the subsequent years, large areas of the country have been systematically covered through gravimeters and a number of regional and detailed studies have been undertaken by various agencies like Survey of India, Geological Survey of India (GSI), Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC), National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) and a number of universities. Assistance was provided by late Prof. G. P. Woollard and his former students Muckenfuss, Bonini, Shankaranarayan and Murali Manghnani, who have connected India to the international gravity net work. Gravity studies carried out by the Survey of India have been of great value in geodetic studies.

Archean Granitoids of India Windows into Early Earth Tectonics

Archean Granitoids of India  Windows into Early Earth Tectonics Book
Author : S. Dey,J.-F. Moyen
Publisher : Geological Society of London
Release : 2020-12-22
ISBN : 1786204460
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Granitoids form the bulk of the Archean continental crust and preserve key information on early Earth evolution. India hosts five main Archean cratonic blocks (Aravalli, Bundelkhand, Singhbhum, Bastar and Dharwar). This book summarizes the available information on Archean granitoids of Indian cratons. The chapters cover a broad spectrum of themes related to granitoid typology, emplacement mechanism, petrogenesis, phase-equilibria modelling, temporal distribution, tectonic setting, and their roles in fluid evolution, metal delivery and mineralizations. The book presents a broader picture incorporating regional- to craton-scale comparisons, implications for Archean geodynamic processes, and temporal changes thereof. This synthesis work, integrating modern concepts on granite petrology and crustal evolution, offers an irreplaceable body of reference information for any geologist interested in Archaean Indian granitoids.

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Applied Geochemistry

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Applied Geochemistry Book
Author : K. Surya Prakash Rao,R. D. Schulling
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1996
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Proceedings of the International Symposium on Applied Geochemistry book written by K. Surya Prakash Rao,R. D. Schulling, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Frontiers of Earth Science

Frontiers of Earth Science Book
Author : K.L. Shrivastava,P.K. Srivastava
Publisher : Scientific Publishers
Release : 2015-01-01
ISBN : 938610234X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book incorporate papers describing new and exciting results and timely reviews integrating an immense amount of knowledge in the field. Frontiers of Earth Science, the inter-and intra-disciplinary volume sets out to imbibes sixty selectively invited research papers from distinguished earth scientists. The volume incorporate sections on Mineral deposits, Climate Change and Environment, Remote Sensing, Stratigraphy and Palaeobiology, Petrology, Groundwater and Seismology and Tectonics. The book is an everlasting and invaluable documents and reference for academia, industry and planners specialized in the field of the Earth Science and for those who need updated information of current research. The volume will also be equally significant for advance level students and research scholars throughout the world.

Tectonics and Structural Geology Indian Context

Tectonics and Structural Geology  Indian Context Book
Author : Soumyajit Mukherjee
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-10-30
ISBN : 3319993410
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents a compilation of findings, review and original works, on the tectonic evolution and structural detail of several terrains in India. It captures the tectonic diversity of the Indian terrain, including tectonics of India's coastal areas, the tectonic evolution of Gondwana and Proterozoic (Purana) basins. It also describes the research results of the Indian craton's geo-history, Tertiary Bengal basin, and also the Himalayan collisional zone. Thus the book covers the deformation history of Indian terrain involving strike slip, compressional and extensional tectonics, and ductile and brittle shear deformations.

Multicultural Art Activities

Multicultural Art Activities Book
Author : Betty Gaglio Cavanaugh
Publisher : Teacher Created Resources
Release : 1994
ISBN : 1557346178
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Illustrated directions and patterns for 40 art projects.