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Mid-Proterozoic Laurentia-Baltica. edited by C.F. Gowers [and others]

Mid-Proterozoic Laurentia-Baltica. edited by C.F. Gowers [and others]

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Published by Geological Association of Canada in St. John"s .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baltic Shield,
  • Canadian Shield

  • Edition Notes

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    ContributionsGower, C.F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE 653.5 M43 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination581 p.
    Number of Pages581
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21986921M
    ISBN 100919216455

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Mid-Proterozoic Laurentia-Baltica. edited by C.F. Gowers [and others] Download PDF EPUB FB2

PDF | On Jan 1,C.F. Gower and others published Mid-proterozoic laurentia-baltica: An overview of its geological evolution and summary of the contributions made by this volume | Find, read.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Abstracts in French. Description: vi, pages: illustrations, maps (some color) ; 29 cm. Mid-Proterozoic Laurentia Baltica is collection of 31 papers that offer evidence that the Laurentian and Baltic shields shared a common history during the mid-Proterozoic.

Topics include regional geology, isotope systematics, structure, anorogenic plutonism and sedimentation, presented by authors from California to Finland.

Laurentia and its evolution in the Palaeoproterozoic has been described in detail by Hoffman ().Subdivision of portions of Laurentia that are buried beneath Phanerozoic cover in western Canada are given by Ross et al. ().In North America, Laurentia consists of a number of Archaean cratons, the Superior (Superior and Southern provinces), Wyoming, Slave, Nain, and Cited by: The possibility of low but nontrivial atmospheric oxygen (O 2) levels during the mid‐Proterozoic (between and billion years ago, Ga) has important ramifications for understanding Earth's O 2 cycle, the evolution of complex life and evolving climate stability.

However, the regulatory mechanisms and redox fluxes required to stabilize these O 2 levels in the face of continued biological Cited by: There are no early Palaeoproterozoic key poles for the other Archaean cratons that amalgamated to form Laurentia and Baltica prior to Ga, so that a rigorous test of early Palaeoproterozoic reconstruction models is not possible.

Key poles from Laurentia between ca. and Ga and Baltica between and Ga help to define, in a. Mid-Proterozoic Laurentia–Baltica: an overview of its geological evolution and a summary of the contributions made by this volume.

In Mid-Proterozoic Laurentia–Baltica. Edited by C.F. Gower, T. Rivers, and B. Ryan. Geological Association of Canada, Special Pa pp. 1– Nueltin Lake, are typically very coarse, with biotite books up. Mid-Proterozoic Laurentia-Baltica, (ed.) C.F. Gower, T. Rivers, ) and other dated examples from the remainder of the.

About this book Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geodynamics Series, Volume There have been significant new results in many fields of the earth sciences as concerns the Proterozoic, and many of these originated from new techniques, new concepts and from increasing multidisciplinary research.

Cretaceous Rocks and Their Foraminifera in the Manitoba Escarpment D.H. McNeil and W.G.E. Caldwell ISBN: Regular: $ Members: $   About this book Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume Earth climate is uniquely determined at any time by the varied interactions of its components: lithosphere, biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere (ocean, lakes and rivers) and cryosphere.

Combined mapping, U–Pb isotope dilution – thermal ionization mass spectrometry (ID–TIMS) geochronology and geochemical studies in Harvey-Cardiff domain in. Mid-Proterozoic ocean Primitive eukaryotes North China platform a b s t r a c t The mid-Proterozoic (–Ga) witnessed the first appearance but unusually low diversification of eukaryotes.

The stagnant biotic evolution during this billion-year-long period (commonly referred to as. The Helena and Wallace formations together currently constitute the informal “middle Belt carbonate”, a stratigraphic unit of group scale that reaches more than 2, m thick and contains siliciclastic and carbonate–bearing cycles that were deposited in the Belt block–fault basin within the Proterozoic Mid-Proterozoic Laurentia-Baltica.

edited by C.F. Gowers [and others] book continent (Sears and Price, ) from approximately 1, Ma to 1, Ma. Book Description: The results of an examination of Proterozoic rock groups, and of others which were for reconnaissance only, are summarized in this volume of.

Baltica is a progeny of Rodinia, born from the breakup of the supercontinent in the Neoproterozoic. Within Rodinia, Baltica is generally placed adjacent to NE Laurentia but in a variety of configurations, which vary by up to km along the strike of the Laurentian margin and include both right-way-up and upside-down orientations (current coordinates).

Nena, an acronym for Northern Europe–North America, was the Early Proterozoic amalgamation of Baltica and Laurentia into a single "cratonic landmass", a name first proposed in Since then several similar Proterozoic supercontinents have been proposed, including Nuna and Arctica, that include other Archaean cratons, such as Siberia and East Antarctica.

The Proterozoic (/ ˌ p r oʊ t ər ə ˈ z oʊ ɪ k, p r ɒ t-,-ər oʊ-,-t r ə-,-t r oʊ-/) is a geological eon spanning the time from the appearance of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere to just before the proliferation of complex life (such as trilobites or corals) on the name Proterozoic combines the two forms of ultimately Greek origin: protero-meaning "former, earlier", and -zoic.

The Mid-Proterozoic Sveconorwegian orogenic province of Scandinavia, usually correlated with the Grenville province of North America, is divided into. The th annual meeting of The Geological Society of America (GSA) was held in Phoenix, Arizona in October The occasion presented an opportunity for the organizing committee to provide, through 34 field trips, a comprehensive expose of the geology of Arizona.

Johansson Å () Age of the Önnestad syenite and some gneissic granites along the southern part of the Protogine Zone, southern Sweden. In: Gower CF, Rivers T, Ryan B (eds) Mid-Proterozoic Laurentia-Baltica. Geological Association of. Later Proterozoic Stratigraphy of the Northern Atlantic stimulating and their prompt submission of text and illustrative material has enabled rapid production of Regions aims to produce a concise and up-to-date synthesis of the later Proterozoic geology of those lands the book.

Funding for this. new data concerning proterozoic volcanic stratigraphy and structure in central arizona and its importance in massive sulfide exploration [dewitt, ed] on *free* shipping on qualifying offers. new data concerning proterozoic volcanic stratigraphy and structure in central arizona and its importance in massive sulfide explorationAuthor: Ed DeWitt.

MID-PROTEROZOIC RECORDS OF ATMOSPHERIC OXYGEN. Planavsky1, D. Cole1, C. Rein- hard2, T. LyonsYale University, New Haven, CT ([email protected]), 2Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Geor- gia, 3University of California, Riverside.

Introduction: There is widespread and vigorous debate about the relative roles that environmental and biological factors played in driving. Oxygen levels in Earth's early atmosphere had an important influence on the evolution of complex life.

Planavsky et al. analyzed the isotopic signature of chromium in sedimentary rocks from across the globe—a proxy for past oxygen levels. Oxygen levels in the mid-Proterozoic ( billion to million years ago) were very low: less than % of the modern atmosphere.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Proterozoic rocks in Arizona have been the focus of interest for geologists since the late ’s. Early investigations, led by the U.S. Geological Survey, focused on the extensive ore deposits hosted by Proterozoic cturer: Arizona Geological Society.

This randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial was done at four study centres in Sweden. Early postmenopausal women were randomly assigned in a ratio to receive probiotic treatment consisting of three Lactobacillus strains (Lactobacillus paracasei DSMLactobacillus plantarum DSMand Lactobacillus plantarum DSM ; 1 x 10 10 colony-forming units per.

edited by J.A. Winchester. Abstract: Later Proterozoic Stratigraphy of the Northern Atlantic stimulating and their prompt submission of text and illustrative material has enabled rapid production of Regions aims to produce a concise and up-to-date synthesis of the later Proterozoic geology of those lands the book.

The Ga boundary is somewhat arbitrary: shift from "Archean" to "Proterozoic"-style crust begins at Ga in southern Africa, but not until in North Ameirca, and after in some other regions.

Lithologies of the Proterozoic: Stromatolites VERY abundant throughout. Some argue that exceedingly low mid-Proterozoic pO 2 was a direct impediment to metazoan evolution prior to the Neoproterozoic Era (Planavsky et al., ), whereas others argue that oxygen levels required by early animals were in place long before their Neoproterozoic appearance (Butterfield, ; Zhang et al., ).

The discovery of a mid-Proterozoic rift basin in the crystalline basement rocks under the Bellefontaine Outlier area, Ohio has had a number of consequences on our understanding of Precambrian tectonics and stratigraphy of western Ohio and the north- central North American midcontinent.

In this study, a new stratigraphic package has. Three 7 ½' quadrangles in this area have been mapped under the Arizona STATEMAP program (Chino Valley North, Paulden, and Wineglass Ranch), three more are drafted but not yet released pending incorporation of geochronologic, geochemical, and other data (Jerome Canyon, Chino Valley South, and Prescott Valley North), and two more will be mapped.

Proterozoic tectonic evolution of southern Laurentia: new constraints from field studies and geochronology in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico, U.S.A.

| East 6th Street, P.O. BoxTucson, AZ The maps, reports, and other information and content on this website are provided as a public service for informational purposes only. This volume is a compendium of research on the Belt Supergroup. It is an outgrowth of Belt Symposium IV, held in Salmon, Idaho, in July,in conjunction.

The Little Dal macrobiota is now known to comprise the previously reported carbonaceous megafossils Chuaria circularis, Tawuia dalensis, Moranial antiqua, and Beltina danai, as well as the following additional taxa: Longfengshania stipitata, Grypania spiralis, Daltaenia mackenziensis n.g.

and sp., Tyrasotaenia sp., and Tyrasotaenia. The most radical global change, involving the biology, chemistry and physics of life, occurred near and at the stratigraphical level of the boundary between the Neoproterozoic System (Precambrian) and the Cambrian System.

This stratigraphical level is held by consensus to be the Proterozoic Eonothem-Phanerozoic Eonothem Boundary, and is regarded as being of fundamental importance. Research has. SP Extending a Continent: Architecture, Rheology and Heat Budget Edited by U Ring and B Wernicke ISBN: Publication Date: November Pages: Hardback Prices: $ In controlling continental break-up, extensional tectonics is one of the most fundamental processes that shape the face of our planet.

the fault block that forms the Franklin Mountains. This anomaly was at the same time as other mafic rocks in the region. Denison et al. interpreted by Hadi (, fig. 20) to be associated with a mafic body () placed these rocks in the Debaca-Swisher terrain. in the subsurface. The Devils River uplift (DRU) is a complex subsurface basement.

reworks the till and other poorly sorted material into thick deposits of well sorted glacio-fluvial sediment called outwash or stratified drift. All of these sediment types can be found in several different glacial morphological features on the planet today (e.g., eskers, drumlins, moraines etc).

We can’t really. Unequivocal evidence for the Proterozoic reconstruction of Australia‐Antarctica and Laurentia remains elusive, although various authors have interpreted sedimentary and igneous events in terms of initial (Neoproterozoic) rifting, and final (Neoproterozoic/Cambrian) drifting.

The synchronous rifting and drifting reflect the tectonics of a late Neoproterozoic Pangea (East Gondwanaland and.The Proterozoic framework of southern Laurentia is well known, but the origin and assembly of lithotectonic belts, and their relation to other cratons in Rodinia remain controversial.

More enigmatic is the composition, age and origin of Archean-Proterozoic crust in East Antarctica because of nearly complete ice cover.A km wide early Proterozoic orogenic belt in Arizona and adjacent areas is divided into lithotectonic blocks by northeast- and north-trending shear zones.

Structural and U-Pb zircon studies suggest that these blocks may have experienced different tectonic histories prior to their juxtaposition by thrust and strike-slip movements on shear zones.