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Salt basins around Africa

Salt basins around Africa

proceedings of a joint meeting of the Institute of Petroleum and the Geological Society, held at the Institution of Electrical Engineers, London, 3 March 1965.

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Published by Institute of Petroleum in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsInstitute of Petroleum., Geological Society of London.
The Physical Object
Pagination122p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20900705M

This episode comprises the second part of what is called the "Messinian" age of the Miocene epoch. Download preview PDF. Although it was probably quite dry in the Basin, there is no direct way to measure how much drier it would have been. While there is disagreement on all fronts, the most general consensus seems to agree that climate had a role in forcing the periodic filling and emptying of the basins, and that tectonic factors must have played a part in controlling the height of the sills restricting flow between the Atlantic and Mediterranean Gargani and Rigollet, Areas of digging are then changed twice a year, generally in April and October. Debate exists whether the waters of the Wallachian-Pontic basin and the possibly connected Pannonian Sea would have had access thus bringing water to at least the eastern Mediterranean basin at times during the Miocene.

Course Outline Summary This class discusses the origin and distribution of salt and provides intense instruction on the essential elements of salt mechanics, diapirism, structural styles of salt deformation and salt-sediment interaction. The credibility of the system set up by the Committee and by extension the salt diggers is based on the regular inspection of conditions of work activities, the strong support by all stakeholders Rural Council, organizations of the surrounding villages, salt diggers, etc. Depositional environments include sub-aerial, shelf clastics and carbonates and deepwater turbidites. In the northern Sahara, these formations are also associated with a series of basins and depressions extending from the oases of western Egypt to the chotts of Algeria.

See image b. Google Scholar Miranda, L. In cross section, these large domes may be anywhere from 1 to 10 kilometres 0. Google Scholar Tinoco, I.


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Salt basins around Africa book

Its salinity increases with depth. His research involves socio-economic, environmental, climatic and demographic changes between Africa and Europe. The origin of this layer was largely interpreted as related to salt deposition. Elina Marmer Germany has a PhD in climate research and investigates climate adaptation strategies in African countries at micro and macro levels.

Using the concept of deposition in both shallow and deep basins during the Messinian i. Predict near-diapir stratal geometries and their impact on reservoir distribution.

To collect the product, salt diggers and porters step chest high in the water. Distinguishing between these hypotheses requires the calibration of gypsum deposits. Cones of gypsumwhich formed on the sea floor as a result of evaporation.

Includes a mid-day lecture on halokinetic sequences. Google Scholar Butler, L. Depositional environments include sub-aerial, shelf clastics and carbonates and deepwater turbidites.

Conclusion The salt diggers are serious about environmental responsibility in their work, and the Management Committee representing them imposes strict measures to prevent overuse of the lake. The Aral Seawhose tributary rivers have been diverted, leading to a dramatic shrinkage of the lake.

Google Scholar Bisol, D. Artisanal techniques and self-organization Salt collection techniques practiced at the PinkLake differ from various traditional and modern practices in Senegal Sow In the Basque-Cantabrian Pyrenees, both field exposures and seismic data illustrate thick- and thin-skinned salt structures, extensional and contractional diapirs, halokinetic deformation involving turbidites, and allochthonous salt, in a passive-margin setting subsequently subjected to convergent-margin tectonics.

References Allard, G.

Messinian salinity crisis

The credibility of the system set up by the Committee and by extension the salt diggers is based on the regular inspection of conditions of work activities, the strong support by all stakeholders Rural Council, organizations of the surrounding villages, salt diggers, etc.

From July to around November or December, this reduces to a string of permanent pools that attract enormous herds of jostling zebra and wildebeest — often numbering thousands — together with elephants, giraffe, many predators and even bizarrely the odd white rhino.

Day 6: Morning lectures — allochthonous salt, salt and the petroeleum system trap, reservoir, hydrocarbon maturation and migrationwrap-up. Gypsum is the first salt calcium sulphate to be deposited from a desiccating basin.Plate 1. Salt-dome locations in the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Plain, south-central United States and the adjacent Continental Shelf In pocket Page» Figure 1.

Gulf Coast Regional Aquifer-System Analysis study area boundary and location of salt basins . 2 Maps showing location of salt domes that penetrate the base of layers: atlasbowling.com by: 6. AAPG and the Brazilian Association of Petroleum Geologists invite you to join us for GTW Brazil Solutions for Appraisal and Development of Onshore and Offshore Fields, a Geosciences Technology Workshop (GTW) to be held at the Hilton Rio de Janeiro in Copacabana on June.

from notes, book, and review Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. super basins around the world, review of the top 30 super basins (48 contiguous sub basins) out of AAPG Book on Giant Fields; 21 Super Basin Forum at AAPG (ACE) Salt Lake City, Utah () • June 13 EAGE: Europe, North Sea and North Africa super basins () • August 22, Conjugate Margins Conference, Halifax CA ().

Closed water flow areas often lead to the concentration of salts and other minerals in the basin. Minerals leached from the surrounding rocks are deposited in the basin, and left behind when the water evaporates.

Thus endorheic basins often contain extensive salt pans (also called salt flats, salt lakes, alkali flats, dry lake beds or playas.

Order Number Aspects of subsurface brine formation in passive continental margin evaporite basins Ranganathan, Vishnu, Ph.D. The Louisiana State University and Cited by: 1.