TECTONICS AND SEDIMENTATION

Extensional to compressional tectonics and related sedimentation

 
Cost: €2,850 (all expenses included)
Dates 2019: September 30 – October 4
Instructors: Jaume Vergés and Lluís Ardèvol
Meeting point: Monday 30, 14:00h: Cullera de Boix bar, 26 Ronda Sant Pere, Barcelona downtown
Trip end: Friday 4, 18:00h: Barcelona airport; 18:30h: meeting point
Level: basic / skill
Delivery: field trip + 1h daily classroom
Physical demand: average hike (maximum 1h walk per day) with some hills
Contents: The trip combines the analysis of the different play concepts present in the Pyrenees with the study of the sedimentary and tectonic evolution of the chain, from Palaeozoic basement, Triassic red beds and salt to Tertiary well-known foreland basins, through Jurassic and Cretaceous carbonate platforms dominated by extension and salt tectonics. Detailed content in preparation.