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Part I: Overview of Newark Supergroup

  1. Paul E. Olsen,
  2. Roy W. Schlische and
  3. Pamela J. W. Gore
  1. Paul E. Olsen,
  2. Roy W. Schlische and
  3. Pamela J. W. Gore

Published Online: 27 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT351p0001

Tectonic, Depositional, and Pleoecological History of Early Mesozoic Rift Basins, Eastern North America

Tectonic, Depositional, and Pleoecological History of Early Mesozoic Rift Basins, Eastern North America

How to Cite

Olsen, P. E., Schlische, R. W. and Gore, P. J. W. (1989) Part I: Overview of Newark Supergroup, in Tectonic, Depositional, and Pleoecological History of Early Mesozoic Rift Basins, Eastern North America (eds P. E. Olsen, R. W. Schlische and P. J. W. Gore), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT351p0001

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906584

Online ISBN: 9781118667491

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Keywords:

  • Mesozoic;
  • Milankovitch cycles;
  • Newark supergroup;
  • Paleomagnetism;
  • Sedimentary rock;
  • Stratigraphy;
  • Tectonics;
  • Tholeiites

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tectonic Context (by P.E. Olsen)

  • Lithostratigraphic, Biostratigraphic, and Chronostratigraphic Framework (by P.E. Olsen)

  • Depositional Environments and Extensional Basin Filling Model (by R.W. Schlische and P.E. Olsen)

  • Apparent Polar Wander Paths and Paleomagnetism of Basin Sedimentary Rocks (by W.K. Witte and P.E. Olsen

  • Early Mesozoic Eastern North American Magmatism: First-Order Problems and Constraints (by R.P. Tollo)

  • Duration and Age Relations of the Eastern North American Tholeiites (by P. E. Olsen)

  • Tectonic History (by P.E. Olsen and R.W. Schlische

  • Patterns of Biological Change (by P.E. Olsen)