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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 October 2010
DOI: 10.1130/2010.2471(17)
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 1960
Micropaleontology (1960) 6 (3): 277–286.
...Rushdi Said Abstract Introduces three new formations which, together with the Esna shales (Landenian), comprise the Libya group of lower Tertiary rocks in Egypt--the Thebes limestone, characterized by an open-sea facies, and the Farafra limestone, characterized by a reef facies, both Ypresian...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2005
Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics (2005) 10 (1): 35–50.
... of high groundwater in antiquity sites and possible prevention/remedial measures Proceedings of the workshop on groundwater impacts on antiquities, Luxor, Egypt, May 16–17 0016-8033(1977)042[1339:EPOUSR]2.0.CO;2 Domenico S. 1977...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1985
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1985) 55 (5): 762–768.
...Amin R. Gindy; Ahmad J. Al-Shakiry; Nadi A. Sa'ad Abstract Some marl and impure chalk beds of the Thebes Formation (Lower Eocene) at its type-section of Gebel Gurnah, southern Egypt, display, on exposed surfaces, varying degrees of spheroidal weathering. Sepiolite, palygorskite, and smectite clay...
Series: SEPM Special Publication, SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.2110/sepmsp.094.167
EISBN: 9781565762985
... Stage (lowest Eocene), located in the Dababiya Quarry near Luxor in Upper Egypt. The base of the Eocene represents the beginning of the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) identified by a negative carbon isotope (δ 13 C) excursion. While onset of the CIE is somewhat gradual in most reported...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 139–146.
...Dennis V. Kent; Christian Dupuis Abstract A paleomagnetic study of the Paleocene-Eocene Esna Shale and Tarawan Chalk at the Dababiya and Qreiya sections near Luxor in central Egypt reveals stable normal and reverse polarity magnetizations. However, these (neritic) pelagic marine sediments have...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2011
GSA Bulletin (2011) 123 (5-6): 911–924.
... . Klitzsch E. List F.K. Pohlmann G. , 1987d , Geological map of Egypt, Gebel Hamata Sheet : Cairo, Egypt , The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation and Conoco , scale 1:500,000 . Klitzsch E. List F.K. Pohlmann G. , 1987e , Geological map of Egypt, Luxor Sheet : Cairo...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 41–59.
... selected in the Dababiya Quarry, near Luxor, at the base of a lithostratigraphic unit where the base of the so-called Carbon Isotope Excursion (CIE) is recorded. The Dababiya Quarry offers remarkable three-dimensional exposures of the Upper Paleocene-Lower Eocene succession in the Nile Valley which...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2019
Russ. Geol. Geophys. (2019) 60 (2): 231–239.
...-to-vertical spectral ratio in urban environments: the case of Thessaloniki City (Northern Greece) . Pure Appl. Geophys . 162 , 891 – 912 . Said , R. , 1960 . Planktonic foraminifera from the Thebes formation, Luxor, Egypt . Micropaleontology 6 , 277 – 286 . Said , R. , 1962...
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Series: SEPM Special Publication, SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.2110/sepmsp.094.155
EISBN: 9781565762985
... occurrence of a new fossil species, while a few use other criteria. For example, the Paleocene–Eocene GSSP in Upper Egypt near Luxor is defined by a negative carbon isotope shift in the sequence exposed there and in most other Paleocene-Eocene sequences ( Dupuis et al., 2003 ). MSEC results for Pale-ocene...
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Journal Article
Published: 28 September 2016
Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (2016) 61 (2): 134–147.
... in Upper Egypt ( Fig. 1 ). Located across the Nile from the city of Thebes, which is now the town of Luxor, West Thebes was built at the foot of the symbolically shaped pyramidal El Qurn. The Necropolis consisted of tombs, which were segregated according to a hierarchy of kings and high-ranking nobles...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 1–13.
...M. M. Youssef Abstract The general tectonic framework of Egypt can be described in simple terms as comprising three units that have controlled the sedimentological history and the structural make up of the country; These are the Arabian-Nubian massif, the stable shelf and the unstable shelf...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 167–178.
.... , 1960 . Planktonic foraminifera from the Thebes Formation, Luxor, Egypt . Micropaleontology , 8 ( 3 ): 277 – 286 . SAID , R. , 1961 . Tectonic framework of Egypt and its influence on the distribution of foraminifera . American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin , 45 : 198...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2013
Clays and Clay Minerals (2013) 61 (6): 551–565.
...; AE: S. Kadir 11 07 2013 23 11 2013 © 2013 Clay Mineral Society 2013 Bentonitic Clays Climate Egypt Origin Parent Rock Clay minerals have diverse origins that make them useful for purposes such as paleoclimatic reconstructions, interpretation of tectonic history...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 December 2012
Geosphere (2012) 8 (6): 1588–1605.
... by the inaccessibility of these areas and the paucity of data sets, as well as the high expenses and difficulties entailed in acquiring these data sets, their unpublished nature, and their varying scales, projections, and datum. Using the Eastern Desert (ED) of Egypt (225,000 km 2 ) and the Sinai Peninsula (61,000 km 2...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1968
AAPG Bulletin (1968) 52 (9): 1794–1798.
... – 436 . Said , R. , 1960 , Planktonic Foraminifera from the Thebes Formation, Luxor, Egypt : Micropaleontology , v. 6 , p. 277 – 286 . Said , R. , 1961 , Tectonic framework of Egypt and its influence on distribution of Foraminifera : Am. Assoc. Petroleum Geologists Bull. , v...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1961
AAPG Bulletin (1961) 45 (2): 198–218.
... . Said , R. , 1950 , “ The Distribution of Foraminifera in the Northern Red Sea ,” Contr. Cushman Found. Foram. Res ., Vol. 1 , pp. 9 – 29 . Said , R. , 1960 , “ Planktonic Foraminifera from the Thebes Formation, Luxor, Egypt ,” Jour. Micropaleon ., Vol. 6 . Said , R. , ms...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 61–92.
... has been paid to the biostratigraphy of this area. This work describes the planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy of the upper Paleocene-lower Eocene composite stratigraphic section at Dababiya, ~23km south of Luxor in the upper Nile Valley (Egypt) which includes the recently designated Global...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 105–122.
...William A. Berggren; Khaled Ouda Abstract We describe the upper Paleocene-lower Eocene planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy at Qreiya (southeastern exposure of Gebel Abu Had), about 50km ENE of Qena, Egypt. The ~54m thick section spans the Tarawan Chalk (~8.6m thick; Zone P4a+b) and the Esna...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2006
Micropaleontology (2006) 52 (3): 193–222.
... distributed in the southern part of the Western Desert, Eastern Desert, Nile Valley, Safaga-Quseir region along the Red Sea coast and Sinai ( Hermina et al. 1989 ; see review in Ouda 2004). Recently the Dababiya section, 23km south of Luxor, Egypt, was chosen as the Global Standard Stratotype-section...
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