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Lateral variations in foreland flexure of a rifted continental margin: The Aquitaine basin (SW France)

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Rift inheritance can play a key role in foreland basin geometry and behavior. If the foreland basin initiates soon after rifting, thermal cooling can also contribute significantly to subsidence. We investigate the effects of crustal inheritance (Aptian-Cenomanian rifting) on the evolution of the Campanian to middle Miocene flexural Aquitaine foreland basin, northern Pyrenees, France. Surface and subsurface data define rifted crustal geometry and postrift thermal subsidence. Analysis of Bougue...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1002/2017TC004670

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ORCID:
0000-0002-7546-8180
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ORCID:
0000-0002-8343-188X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
Department:
Earth Sciences
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-2198-2942
French Office of Geological and Mining Research More from this funder
Lorraine Région More from this funder
Publisher:
American Geophysical Union Publisher's website
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Tectonics Journal website
Volume:
37
Issue:
2
Pages:
430-449
Publication date:
2018-01-15
Acceptance date:
2018-01-09
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EISSN:
1944-9194
ISSN:
0278-7407
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pubs:826756
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uri:28c7fcb5-7a99-4d48-973f-c368e7d325d8
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uuid:28c7fcb5-7a99-4d48-973f-c368e7d325d8
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