The Oceanic Segment of the Southern Brazilian Margin: Morpho-Structural Domains and Their Tectonic Significance

  1. W. Mohriak and
  2. M. Taiwani
  1. Marcelo Bassetto1,
  2. Fernando F. Alkmim2,
  3. Peter Szatmari3 and
  4. Webster U. Mohriak1

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM115p0235

Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins

Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins

How to Cite

Bassetto, M., Alkmim, F. F., Szatmari, P. and Mohriak, W. U. (2000) The Oceanic Segment of the Southern Brazilian Margin: Morpho-Structural Domains and Their Tectonic Significance, in Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins (eds W. Mohriak and M. Taiwani), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM115p0235

Author Information

  1. 1

    E&P Department, Exploration Management, PETROBRAS, Cinelândia, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

  2. 2

    Department of Geosciences, Universidade Federal De Ouro Preto, Morro Do Cruzeiro, Ouro Preto, Brazil

  3. 3

    Cenpes, Research Center, Exploration Division, PETROBRAS, Cidade Universitária, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900988

Online ISBN: 9781118664490

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Geophysical Data Base

  • General Aspects of the Development of the South Atlantic

  • Main Components of the Physiography in the Southeastern Brazilian Margin

  • Anomalous Regional Tectonic and Sedimentary Features

  • The Oceanic Crust: Seismic Expression and Associated Structures

  • Morpho-Structural Domains and Tectonic Evolution

  • Conclusions