Large igneous provinces [E-Book] / Richard E. Ernst, Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University & Ernst Geosciences.
Ernst, Richard E., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014
1 online resource (xii, 653 pages)
englisch
9780521871778
9781139025300
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction, definition, and general characteristics
  • 2. Essential criteria: distinguishing LIP from non-LIP events
  • 3. Continental flood basalts and volcanic rifted margins
  • 4. Oceanic LIPs: oceanic plateaus and ocean basin flood basalts and their remnants through time
  • 5. Plumbing system of LIPs
  • 6. Archean LIPs
  • 7. Planetary LIPs
  • 8. Silicic (Felsic) LIPs
  • 9. Links with carbonatites, kimberlites, and lamprophyres/lamproites
  • 10. Geochemistry of LIPs
  • 11. LIPs and topographic changes
  • 12. LIPs and rifting
  • 13. LIPs and links with contractional structures
  • 14. LIPs and environmental catastrophes
  • 15. Assessing the origin of LIPs
  • 16. LIPs and implications for mineral, hydrocarbon and water resources.