Structural geology / Haakon Fossen.

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Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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  • Machine generated contents note: Preface; List of symbols; 1. Structural geology and structural analysis; 2. Deformation; 3. Strain in rocks; 4. Stress; 5. Stress in the lithosphere; 6. Rheology; 7. Fracture and brittle deformation; 8. Faults; 9. Kinematics and paleostress in the brittle regime; 10. Deformation at the microscale; 11. Folds and folding; 12. Foliation and cleavage; 13. Lineations; 14. Boudinage; 15. Shear zones and mylonites; 16. Contractional regimes; 17. Extensional regimes; 18. Strike-slip, transpression and transtension; 19. Salt tectonics; 20. Balancing and restoration; Appendix A. More about the deformation matrix; Appendix B. Stereographic projection; Glossary; References; Index.