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Syllabus/achievement requirements


  • D. Emery and K. Myers (Eds.) 1996. Sequence Stratigraphy. Blackwell Publishing. Print ISBN: 9780632037063. Note that the book is available in digital format here: [Open URL]
  • Fossen, H., 2010. Structural Geology, Cambridge University Press, Chapters 17, 18, 19, 20.
  • Gabrielsen, R. 2015. The Structure and Hydrocarbon Traps of Sedimentary Basins, in Bjørlykke (ed.) Petroleum Geoscience, Springer, Berlin, p. 319-350. The digital version of this book chapter is available for download here: 
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  • Burbank, & Anderson 2011: Tectonic geomorphology. NB: Second edition. Chapter 4: Stress, faults and folds, selected parts of subchapters: Displacement variations along a fault, fault growth and fault segmentation and Geomorphic expression of 20 pages
  • Prosser, S. 1993. Rift-related linked depositional systems and their seismic expression. From: Williams, G.D & Dobb, A. (Eds), Tectonics and Seismic Sequence Stratigraphy. Geological Society, London, Special Publication 71, 35-66.
  • Schlische, R. 1995: Geometry and origin of Fault-Related folds in Extensional settings. AAPG Bulletin, 79, 1661-1678.
  • Gawthorpe, R.L., and M. R. Leeder, 2000: Tectono-sedimentary evolution of active extensional basins. Basin Research, 12, 195-218.
  • Leeder, M.R., and Jackson, J.A., 1993: The interaction between normal faulting and drainage in active extensional basins, with examples from the western United States and central Greece. Basin Research, 5, 79-102.
  • Densmore et al. 2004: Footwall topographic development during continental extension. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 109, F03001, doi:10.1029/2003JF000115, 2004.
  • Sharp, I.R., Gawthorpe, R.L., Underhill, J.R., Gupta, S., 2000. Fault propagation folding in extensional settings: examples of structural style and syn-rift sedimentary response from the Suez Rift, Egypt. Geological Society of America Bulletin 112, 1877-1899.
  • DeCelles and Giles 1996: Foreland basin systems. Basin Research, Vol 8, No 2, 105 - 123.
  • Ramsey et al. 2008: Fold evolution and drainage development in the Zagros mountains of Fars province, SE Iran. Basin Research 20, 23-48.
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