By Geological Society of London, D. W. Jolley, B. R. Bell
The North Atlantic Igneous Province has been the topic of in depth medical research during the last thirty years, with a large box of information being accrued. lately, reputation of the aptitude position of enormous Igneous Provinces in affecting ocean and surroundings structures and biotic evolutionary pathways has bring about elevated curiosity during this province. This has been extra motivated via the growth within the look for oil and gasoline in Mesozoic and tertiary sediments alongside the NE Atlantic Margin. a far better knowing of the interplay among igneous and sedimentary procedures is key for the id of capability hydrocarbon resources.The areas lined contain continental margin Norway, east and west Greenland, The Faroe-Shetland Basin and the Faroe Islands themselves. The papers during this booklet include new facts and interpretations of North Atlantic Igneous Province magmatic procedures, rift evolution, tectonics, stratigraphy (chemostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, seismic and isotope stratigraphy) and sediment dispersal. a few of the papers undertake a multidisciplinary method of the research and interpretation of complicated volcanic and sedimentary sequences. those new info, and the experiences and compilations of exiting information give you the reader with entry to present learn instructions in North Atlantic Igneous Province Geology.