This book aims to map the Precambrian basement, to recognize the paleo-suture zones, and to determine the nature of ancient tectonic regime. It proposes the new concepts of the basement tectonic framework and major tectonic features.
Preface Seismic anisotropy and composition of the continental subcrustal lithosphere K. Fuchs The upper mantle of Siberia N.M. Chernyshev Review on crustal structure of Meditterranean orogenes P. Giese Deep structure of the Baikal region from seismic data S.V. Krylov and B.P. Mishenkin Geophysical aspects of Rhenish Massif uplift and Rhine Graben subsidence W.R. Jacoby Heat flow and the deep structure of Europe V. CermÃ¡k Structure of the tectonosphere below Hindustan and adjacent water areas from seismic and gravity data A.V. Chekunov, V.B. Sollogub, V.I. Starostenko, O.M. Rusakov, V.G. Kozlenko, A.S. Kostyukevich and G.E. Kharechko Methodology for investigation of deep structures of Siberia V.S. Surkov, V.D. Lotyshev, P.I. Morsin and G.G. Rempel Earthquake provinces of Central and Eastern Europe V. KÃ¡rnÃk, V. Schenk and Z. SchenkovÃ¡ Crustal structure and magma chambers in the Kamchatkan regions of recent volcanism according to geophysical data S.T. Balesta Application of seismic methods for the detailed study of geology D. Michon and J. Delaplanche Direct detection of oil and gas reservoirs by application of geophysical and geochemical methods A.V. Mikhal'tsev, M.A. Kirichek and A.V. Petukhov Geomagnetic and geotectonic cyclicity A.N. Khramov and A.Ya. Kravchinsky A new evidence about the age of the land bridge between South and North America D.A. Valencio A Caledonian to Hercynian history of collisions in the North American Appalachians on the basis of paleomagnetic data R. van der Voo, R.J. Johnson and H. Perroud