Linol, Bastien

Origin and Evolution of the Cape Mountains and Karoo Basin

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Table of contents

Part I. Subsurface Geology and Geophysics

1. Deep Borehole Lithostratigraphy and Basin Structure of the Southern Karoo Basin Re-Visited
Bastien Linol, Naledi Chere, Thomas Muedi, Vhuhwavhohau Nengovhela, Maarten J. Wit

2. Seismic Imaging of Dolerite Sills in the Karoo Basin, with Implications for Shale Gas Potential
Stephanie Scheiber-Enslin, Susan Webb, Musa Manzi

3. Ambient Noise Tomography (Passive Seismic) to Image the Cape-Karoo Transition Near Jansenville, Eastern Cape
Lucien Bezuidenhout, Moctar Doucouré, Viera Wagener, Maarten J. Wit

Part II. Structural Geology

4. New Structural Data and U/Pb Dates from the Gamtoos Complex and Lowermost Cape Supergroup of the Eastern Cape Fold Belt, in Support of a Southward Paleo-Subduction Polarity
Warren Miller, Maarten J. Wit, Bastien Linol, Richard Armstrong

5. An Overview of Cape Fold Belt Geochronology: Implications for Sediment Provenance and the Timing of Orogenesis
Scarlett C. J. Blewett, David Phillips

Part III. Magmatism and Metamorphism

6. New Evidence for the Correlation of Basalts of the Suurberg Group with the Upper Part of the Karoo Basalt Sequence of Lesotho
J. S. Goonie Marsh

7. High-Resolution Petrographical and Chemical Scanning of Karoo Sedimentary Rocks Near Dolerite Sill Contacts Reveals Metamorphic Effects on Shale Porosity
Vhuhwavhohau Nengovhela, Maarten J. Wit, Alan R. Butcher, Erin Honse

8. Contact Metamorphism of Black Shales in the Thermal Aureole of a Dolerite Sill Within the Karoo Basin
David Moorcroft, Nicolas Tonnelier

Part IV. Stratigraphy and Sedimentary Systems

9. Dwyka Eskers Along the Northern Margin of the Main Karoo Basin
Mike C.J. Wit

10. Spatiotemporal Sedimentary Facies Variations in the Lower Permian Whitehill Formation, Ecca Group, Karoo Basin
Kenneth Chukwuma, Emese M. Bordy

11. Is the Postglacial History of the Baltic Sea an AppropriateAnalogue for the Formation of Black Shales in the Lower Ecca Group (Early Permian) of the Karoo Basin, South Africa?
Hans-Martin Schulz, Naledi Chere, Claire Geel, Peter Booth, Maarten J. Wit

12. Geochemistry of the Pronksberg Bentonite of the Upper Elliot Formation (Early Jurassic), Eastern Cape, South Africa
Emese M. Bordy, Miengah Abrahams

Part V. Paleontology and Paleo-Environments

13. Vertebrate Biostratigraphy of the Witteberg Group and the Devonian-Carboniferous Boundary in South Africa
Robert W. Gess

14. Advances in Nonmarine Karoo Biostratigraphy: Significance for Understanding Basin Development
Bruce S. Rubidge, Michael O. Day, Natasha Barbolini, P. John Hancox, Jonah N. Choiniere, Marion K. Bamford, Pia A. Viglietti, Blair W. McPhee, Sifelani Jirah

15. A Review of Stratigraphic, Geochemical, and Paleontologic Data of the Terrestrial End-Permian Record in the Karoo Basin, South Africa
Johann Neveling, Robert A. Gastaldo, Sandra L. Kamo, John W. Geissman, Cindy V. Looy, Marion K. Bamford

16. Fossil Woods from the Upper Carboniferous to Lower Jurassic Karoo Basin and Their Environmental Interpretation
Marion K. Bamford

17. Organic Carbon Isotope Stratigraphy of the Karoo Supergroup
Maarten J. Wit

Part VI. Geodynamics

18. Correlation and Paleogeographic Reconstruction of the Cape-Karoo Basin Sequences and Their Equivalents Across Central West Gondwana
Bastien Linol, Maarten J. Wit, Charles H. Kasanzu, Renata Silva Schmitt, Francisco Jose Corrêa-Martins, Andre Assis

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Structural Geology, Historical Geology, Biogeosciences, Fossil Fuels (incl. Carbon Capture)

Publication year
Regional Geology Reviews
Page amount
62 pages
Natural Sciences
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