Special Issue "Geological Mapping and Modeling of Earth Architectures"
A special issue of Geosciences (ISSN 2076-3263).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2015)
Prof. Dr. Ken McCaffrey
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Durham, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
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Interests: geoinformatics methods and applications; high resolution 3D/4D modeling of continental margins; magmatic and mineralized systems; reservoir models of fractured reservoir analogues, including shale basins; structural characterization of fault and shear zones; tectonic and magmatic interactions; tectonic and mechanical processes on active normal faults and earthquake activity; the geometrical and kinematic evolution of deformation zones; visualization and analysis of geological architecture
A range of new Earth surface observation platforms, geoinformatic methods, and applications are providing us with unparalleled insights into the complexities of continental tectonics across a range of scales. This special issue will focus on the acquisition of new high spatial and temporal resolution models of mountain belts, continental margins, magmatic and mineralized systems, basins and reservoirs, active and fossilized deformation zones, and seismicity. Research highlighting these new methods and results and how they can be used to condition numerical and analogue simulations of the underlying dynamical processes is particularly welcome.
Prof. Dr. Ken McCaffrey
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- continental lithosphere
- earth observation
- remote sensing
- digital mapping
- deformation zones
- magmatic systems
- mineralized systems
- active faults
- earthquakes and seismicity
- numerical and analogue models