Evolution of the Red Sea Volcanic Margin, Western Yemen

  1. John J. Mahoney and
  2. Millard F. Coffin
  1. Martin Menzies1,
  2. Joel Baker1,
  3. Gilles Chazot2 and
  4. Mohamed Al'Kadasi3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM100p0029

Large Igneous Provinces: Continental, Oceanic, and Planetary Flood Volcanism

Large Igneous Provinces: Continental, Oceanic, and Planetary Flood Volcanism

How to Cite

Menzies, M., Baker, J., Chazot, G. and Al'Kadasi, M. (1997) Evolution of the Red Sea Volcanic Margin, Western Yemen, in Large Igneous Provinces: Continental, Oceanic, and Planetary Flood Volcanism (eds J. J. Mahoney and M. F. Coffin), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM100p0029

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    Also at the Ecole Normale Superieure, Lyon, France, and at BRGM, Orleans, France

  3. 3

    Also at the University of Sana'a , Sana'a, Yemen.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900827

Online ISBN: 9781118664346

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Keywords:

  • Flood basalts;
  • Volcanism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Magmatism

  • Extension

  • Exhumation

  • Missing Volcanostratigraphy?

  • Crust-Mantle Processes

  • Surface Uplift

  • Summary