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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 September 2010
DOI: 10.1130/2010.2465(23)
... The recently discovered 6-km-diameter impact structure Jebel Waqf as Suwwan of Jordan (31°02.9′N, 36°48.4′E) has a prominent outer rim and a well-exposed central uplift of ~1000 m diameter, which provides a section through the entire target stratigraphy. The impact occurred into sedimentary...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2003
Seismological Research Letters (2003) 74 (4): 374-381.
... and sent to LLNL for archiving via the U.S. embassy in Amman. One station is located in southern Jordan near Hittiyah (HIT), and the other is located in northeastern Jordan near Ruweishid (RUW). Station locations are given in Table 1 . Figure 1 shows the JSO/LLNL/USGS stations, stations from...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2011
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2011) 101 (1): 39-67.
... et al. (1982) . It reached I o = IV – V   MSK (though isoseismal lines are available for Israel only) in the Jordan Valley and according to Arieh et al. (1982) , its focal mechanism points to a 20° N-striking border fault of the northeastern Dead Sea basin. The 2 February 2004 event...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 February 2001
Geology (2001) 29 (2): 171-174.
... northeast of the Red Sea Basin is coeval with the movement along the Dead Sea transform. The basalt flows in the Harrat Ash Shaam volcanic field in northeastern Jordan are mostly olivine basalts with pyroxene. The mineral assemblages include different combinations of labradorite, olivine...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 2005
AAPG Bulletin (2005) 89 (10): 1397-1427.
... corrections were applied for the illustrated wells. Figure 4 Well correlation of the Upper Ordovician–Lower Silurian in the Risha gas field area in northeastern Jordan. The basal Silurian shales are organically lean as reflected by only slightly increased gamma-ray values. Some organic-rich shale...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2012
GSA Bulletin (2012) 124 (5-6): 643-656.
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 November 2010
Economic Geology (2010) 105 (7): 1301-1319.
...Harald G. Dill; Reiner Botz; Zsolt Berner; M.B. Abdullah; Abu Hamad Abstract The Dead Sea transform fault, a prominent deep-seated suture zone with sinistral displacement, marks the boundary between the Arabian and African plates, sensu lato, with the Dead Sea-Jordan Valley rift as its...
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Series: DNAG, Centennial Special Volume
Published: 01 January 1985
DOI: 10.1130/DNAG-CENT-v1.301
EISBN: 9780813754130
... Abstract The Arctic scientific research station at Lake Peters, northeastern Alaska, epitomized scientific field studies in the north for nearly two decades after its founding in 1958. More than 80 scientists based at the station during the years of greatest activity conducted research in 20...
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Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 January 2010
GeoArabia (2010) 15 (1): 137-160.
... on radiometric data and depositional rates in basinal areas. The top boundary of the Sequence, in Iran, Jordan, and northern and northeastern Saudi Arabia, is represented by a sequence boundary (or its correlative unconformity), above which marine, fine-grained siliciclastics and carbonates of late Early...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1985
Journal of the Geological Society (1985) 142 (3): 527-531.
.... The age of early tectonic events in the zone of the Jordan geosuture, based on radiometric data 24th int Geol Cong Montreal 1972 3 371 9 Neary C. R. Gass I. G. Cavanach B. J. Granitic association of northeastern Sudan Bull geol Soc Am 1976 87 1501 12 Said R...
Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1306/13431858M1063607
EISBN: 9781629812663
... Jordan lies to the west of Iraq and Saudi Arabia, which have some of the world’s richest oil and gas reserves. Despite this, only two hydrocarbon fields have been discovered in Jordan so far: the Silurian-sourced and Ordovician-reservoired Risha gas field in the northeastern corner of the country...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geophysics
Published: 04 February 2013
Geophysics (2013) 78 (2): B89-B101.
... the past and the road ahead : Geophysics , 75 , no.  5 , A49–A66 , doi: 10.1190/1.3483901 . GPYSA7 0016-8033 The Azraq Basin is part of the limestone plateau of eastern Jordan. The northeastern part of the basin is dominated by basaltic lava originating from Miocene/Oligocene volcanic activity...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2015
Vadose Zone Journal (2015) 14 (12): vzj2015.06.0089.
... worldwide ( Deurer et al., 2011 ; Ritsema and Dekker, 2003 ). Among numerous studies, it has also been reported for Central European forest soils, for example, in pine forests in Northern Germany ( Bachmann et al., 2000 ) and pine–beech forests in northeastern Germany ( Buczko et al., 2006 ). As SWR limits...
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Journal Article
Published: 09 June 2004
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2004) 41 (6): 699-709.
... : 763 – 784 . Guba I. Mustafa H. 1988 . Structural control of young basaltic fissure eruptions in the plateau basalt area of the Arabian plate, Northeastern Jordan . Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research , 35 : 319 – 334 . Harrell J.A. Bown T.M. 1995 . A Old...
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Journal Article
Published: 03 April 2018
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2018) 108 (3B): 1573-1595.
..., at its northeastern tip where it overlaps with the Kekerengu fault (a distance of ∼ 2    km ), the Jordan thrust ruptured with a reverse sense of dip slip, and appears to have a shallow northwest dip ( < 30 ° ) based on its sinuous trace (Fig.  2a ). The observed normal dip slip...
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Journal Article
Published: 20 April 2018
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2018) 48 (2): 100-120.
...Victor M. Giraldo-Gómez; Jörg Mutterlose; Olaf G. Podlaha; Robert P. Speijer; Peter Stassen Abstract This study presents benthic foraminiferal data from two sedimentary successions across the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM) from Jordan. Calcareous nannofossil biozones NP9a, NP9b, and NP10...
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Journal Article
Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 March 2004
Clay Minerals (2004) 39 (1): 47-55.
... (Fig. 1 ). The northeastern region of Jordan is an arid area with <50 mm of annual precipitation. Analcime is colourless, equant, up to 70 μm in diameter with polygonal crystal habit and moderate relief. In the studied samples, a few crystals of analcime are recognized by using the polarizing...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2016
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2016) 49 (1): 76-91.
... near the Jordan–Saudi border where it leaks upwards into younger strata along permeable fault planes in the Sirhan–Azraq graben ( BRGM 2006 ). In north Jordan, the Sirhan–Azraq graben most probably divides the Ram aquifer into two hydraulic regimes: a northeastern regime where flow is towards...
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Journal Article
Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 April 2009
GeoArabia (2009) 14 (2): 101-140.
... morphological expression is the Jordan Valley and the Gulf of Aqaba ( Sharland et al., 2001 ). Whereas the northeastern boundary of the Arabian Plate (Gulf Region) is marked by a cluster of world-class gas and oil deposits elongated northwest, there are no energy deposits of similar size along its western...
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Journal Article
Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 January 2014
GeoArabia (2014) 19 (1): 117-140.
...Mohammad Alqudah; Mohammad Ali Hussein; Olaf G. Podlaha; Sander van den Boorn; Sadat Kolonic; Jörg Mutterlose ABSTRACT Cretaceous and Paleogene marls, rich in total organic carbon, are widespread throughout Jordan and adjoining areas. Based on planktonic foraminifera these oil shales have been...
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