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development of sedimentary basins in western and arctic Canada

Peter A. Ziegler

development of sedimentary basins in western and arctic Canada

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Published by Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists. in [Calgary] .
Written in English


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Statementby P.A. Ziegler.
ContributionsAlberta Society of Petroleum Geologists.
The Physical Object
Pagination89p.
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13953716M


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Complex trench, forearc, and backarc basins developed across the Cordillera and the largest North American basin, formed in response to the Sevier orogen, became the site of the Western Interior Seaway. Late Cenozoic basins in the western Cordillera formed in.

The Sedimentary Basins of the United States and Canada, Second Edition, focuses on the large, regional, sedimentary accumulations in Canada and the United States. Each chapter provides a succinct summary of the tectonic setting and structural and paleogeographic evolution of the basin it covers, with details on structure and Edition: 2.

Read the latest chapters of Sedimentary Basins of the World atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature. The Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (figure 1) is basically a simple northeasterly tapering wedge of sedimentary rocks, more than 6 km thick, that extends southwards from the Canadian 1 Present address: Geological Survey of Canada, Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario, KIA OE8, Canada.

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St-Laurent expedition report, Geological Society of Canada open filep Google Scholar. Evolution of the Arctic-North Atlantic and the Western Tethys This outstanding synthesis of regional geology retraces the evolution of sedimentary basins developed during the rifting phases that preceded the opening of North Atlantic ocean basins and highlights the scope of the associated intra-plate CD publication is the.

Canadian geology spans four billion years of Earth history. The oldest rocks are preserved in the stable Archean crustal blocks of which the largest include the Superior, Slave, Hearne and North Atlantic cratons. These blocks are also the repository for much of.

Sedimentary basins of Brazilian borborema and São Francisco tectonic provinces since mesoproterozoic (J.M. Mabesoone, V.H. Neumann). Russian arctic shelf sedimentary basins (O.I.

Suprunenko, M.K. Kos'ko). Cyclicity in the evolution of the neogene North Croatian basin (Pannonian Basin system) (D. Pavelić). The book features four new chapters that cover the sedimentary basins of Alaska and the Canadian Arctic.

In addition to sedimentary geologists, this updated reference is relevant for basin analysis, regional geology, stratigraphy, and for those working in the hydrocarbon exploration industry.

The vast Arctic region contains nine proven petroleum provinces with giant resources but over half of the sedimentary basins are completely undrilled, making the region the development of sedimentary basins in western and arctic Canada book major frontier for conventional oil and gas exploration.

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the geology and the petroleum potential of the Arctic. Williston Basin; Pacific Margin Basins; Intermontane Basins; Western Canada Sedimentary Basin; Northern Interior Platform; Arctic Margin Basins; Arctic Island Basins; Eastern Cratonic Basins; Eastern Canada Offshore Basins: Lat/Long WENS Subjects.

The Arctic Alaska basin includes the onshore North Slope and the continental terrace of the US Chukchi and Beaufort Seas. The basin spans more than km ( mi) from the United States–Russia. Sedimentation in the Archean Abitibi greenstone belt occurred during four depositional episodes: (i) sedimentary cycle 1, – Ma; (ii) sedimentary cycle 2, – Ma; (iii) sedimentary cycle 3, – Ma; and (iv) sedimentary cycle 4, – s of the first two sedimentary cycles are preserved in basins within the northern volcanic zone, whereas basins formed.

Sverdrup basin (). Tertiary structural evolution of the Beaufort Sea - Mackenzie Delta region, Arctic Canada (). The structural style of sedimentary basins on the shelves of the Laptev Sea and western East Siberian Sea, Siberian Arctic ().

Author: Snorre Olaussen, Ronald J. Steel. Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins: Recent Advances focuses on key topics or areas where the greatest strides forward have been made, while also providing on-line access to the comprehensive book.

Breakthroughs in new techniques are described in Section 1, including detrital zircon geochronology, cosmogenic nuclide dating. Tectonics is needed to make sedimentary basins, but the record of the basin itself is sedimentary. As with most blanket statements, the one above has exceptions to it.

A sedimentary basin can be made just by erecting high land in an adjacent area by volcanism. The term “sedimentary basin” is usually not applied to relatively thin and. A new carbon isotope record for two high-latitude sedimentary successions that span the Jurassic–Cretaceous boundary interval in the Sverdrup Basin of Arctic Canada is presented.

The development of sedimentary basins in Western and Arctic Canada: Early carboniferous, Late Visean [map] Early Cretaceous Berriasian-Barremian [map] Early Jurassic Sinemurian-Toarcian: [map] Early mesozoic plate reorganization chapter 5.

encountered in several other lightly drilled Mesozoic basins, as well as within the Paleozoic rocks of western Newfoundland.

Petro-Canada has estimated it’s finding costs for the Jeanne d’Arc Basin at less than US$/bbl and extraction costs for the Terra Nova Field at US$ per barrel.

This extraction cost is based on a Section 1. The Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) is a vast sedimentary basin underlying 1, square kilometres (, sq mi) of Western Canada including southwestern Manitoba, southern Saskatchewan, Alberta, northeastern British Columbia and the southwest corner of the Northwest Territories.

It consists of a massive wedge of sedimentary rock extending from the Rocky Mountains. They comprise the Barents and Kara Basins, the northern areas of the Timan-Pechora Basin, the North West Siberia, including Yamal and Gidan peninsulas and the Yenisey-Khatanga Basin (Fig.1,2).

The Russian Western Arctic Shelf Basins are potential for exploration of hydrocarbons as confirmed by the discoveries of the giant and large gas fields.

Development of Mesozoic and Cenozoic sedimentary basins in western North America was linked to the overall geodynamics of an active continental margin. The Cordilleran margin, now largely of Califo. A new model for the plate tectonic evolution of the Amerasian sector of the Arctic Ocean is suggested here using data from petroleum exploration on its margin.

More than km of late Cretaceous. Architecture and development of the alluvial sediments of the Upper Jurassic Tordillo Formation in the Cañada Ancha Valley, northern Neuquén Basin, Argentina. Sedimentary GeologyMack, G.

& James, W. C., Describe the depositional environments and types of sedimentary rock that accumulated on the western margin of North America and in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) during the Paleozoic Summarize the extents, geological origins, and migration of the accreted terranes of.

Sedimentary basins Large areas of positive accommodation in which sediments can accumulate to considerable thickness over geological time scales ± m mm • Eustasy • Tectonics Sea floor Basin classification – plate tectonics 1.

Type of crust on which the basin rests 2. The position of the basin. More t line-km of new regional seismic reflection and refraction data in the western Arctic Ocean provide insights into the tectonic and sedimentologic history of Canada Basin, permitting development of new geologic understanding in one of Earth's last frontiers.

These new data support a rotational opening model for southern Canada Basin. A new carbon isotope record for two high-latitude sedimentary successions that span the Jurassic–Cretaceous boundary interval in the Sverdrup Basin of Arctic Canada is presented.

This study, combined with other published Arctic data, shows a large negative isotopic excursion of organic carbon (δ 13 C org) of 4‰ (V-PDB) and to a minimum of. Add tags for "Lower cretaceous marine index fossils of the sedimentary basins of Western and Arctic Canada".

Be the first. Canada's greatest potential for future sources of hydrocarbons lies offshore in the Arctic and off the East Coast. The major producing basin in Canada is the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, situated beneath Alberta, northeastern BC, southern Saskatchewan, southwestern Manitoba and the western.

@article{osti_, title = {Evolution of the Arctic-North Atlantic and the Western Tethys}, author = {Ziegler, P A}, abstractNote = {This volume provides an overview of the late Paleozoic to recent geological evolution of the continents and shelves bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, the Norwegian-Greenland Sea, the Arctic Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.

Cretaceous mafic igneous rocks of the High Arctic Large Igneous Province (HALIP) crop out all over Svalbard, Arctic Canada (Sverdrup Basin and Ellesmere Island) and Franz Josef Land.

They have also been identified offshore on seismic in sedimentary basins in the North-Western Barents Sea. In Svalbard these igneous rocks constitute the Diabasodden suite (DBS).

Abstract. The East Coast and Arctic basins of Canada have been under serious hydrocarbon exploration for over 20 years. Although the density of drilling is low, extensive seismic control has outlined a high proportion of the structures in these basins and the stratigraphic framework of the basins.

oil and gas reserves. The largest Arctic sedimentary basins are the East Barents, South Kara, Laptev, East Siberian and Chukchi basins. The majority of local resources (around 94% of the total) have been found in the western part, while the hydrocarbon potential of the eastern part, along the slope and in the deep Arctic basin, is mostly.

basins, including the North Sea/Mid-Norwegian Shelf, the Sverdrup Basin and Mackenzie Delta of Arctic Canada, the North Slope of Alaska, the Western Siberian Basin and the Timan-Pechora Basin (Fig. This simple geographical association makes the.

Known as sedimentary basins, these features come in many shapes and sizes. They are pervasive on Earth and form in response to complex geologic processes. At their largest, sedimentary basins can be hundreds to thousands of kilometers in horizontal dimensions and contain more than 10 15 m 3 of buried materials.

This basin fill is important in. In sedimentary basins, sedimentary rocks may become very deeply buried. As a result, the rocks endure higher pressures and temperatures and come in contact with warm groundwater. Diagenesis, under such conditions, can cause chemical reactions in the rock that produce new minerals and can also cause cement to dissolve or precipitate.

Shows oil fields and pipelines, gas fields and pipelines, and Canada Southern Petroleum Ltd. holdings in portions of Northwest Territories, Alberta, and British Columbia.

Includes inset of Canada showing major sedimentary basins of Western Canada and Arctic regions. On verso: Canada Southern Petroleum Ltd. Arctic Islands [ca.

,].DP - Sedimentary Provinces of the World Additional Information: A digital version of the popular map by Bill St. John (originally published in ), this GIS map represents the sedimentary provinces/basins of the world as digitized polygons with associated attributes in an ArcGIS shapefile.Little oil parallel lies in the sedimentary basins of the Canadian Arctic.

Little oil has been discovered, but significant gas reserves have been found in the Beaufort basin and the Arctic Islands, and with expected large discoveries in the next 2 years, gas from the Beaufort basin should be available to southern markets by