15th Conference Proceedings
Table of Contents

  1. Alternative approach to the Variscan Belt in southwestern Europe: Preorogenic paleobiogeographical constraints
Michel Robardet
  2. Stratigraphic record of preorogenic to synorogenic sedimentation, and tectonic evolution of imbricate units in the Alcañices synform (northwestern Iberian Massif)
Emilio González Clavijo and José R. Martínez Catalán
  3. Tectonic setting of the Monte Castelo gabbro (Ordenes Complex, northwestern Iberian Massif): Evidence for an arc-related terrane in the hanging wall to the Variscan suture
P. Andonaegui, J. González del Tánago, R. Arenas, J. Abati, J.R. Martínez Catalán, M. Peinado, and F. Díaz García
  4. Early Devonian suprasubduction-zone ophiolite related to incipient collisional processes in the Western Variscan Belt: The Sierra de Careón unit, Ordenes Complex, Galicia
C. Pin, J.L. Paquette, J.F. Santos Zalduegui, and J.I. Gil Ibarguchi
  5. Prograde development of corona textures in metagabbros of the Sobrado unit (Ordenes Complex, northwestern Iberian Massif)
Ricardo Arenas and José R. Martínez Catalán
  6. Variscan pressure-temperature evolution of garnet pyroxenites and amphibolites in the Baie d'Audierne metamorphic series, Brittany (France)
Harald Lucks, Bernhard Schulz, Claude Audren, and Claude Triboulet
  7. Contrasting high-pressure metabasites from the Santiago unit (Ordenes Complex, northwestern Iberian Massif, Spain)
F.J. Rubio Pascual, R. Arenas, F. Díaz García, J.R. Martínez Catalán, and J. Abati
  8. Structural record during exhumation and emplacement of high-pressure-low- to intermediate- temperature rocks in the Malpica-Tui unit (Variscan Belt of Iberia)
S. Llana-Fúnez and A. Marcos
  9. Tectonic framework of the Cabo Ortegal Complex: A slab of lower crust exhumed in the Variscan orogen (northwestern Iberian Peninsula)
A. Marcos, P. Farias, G. Galán, F.J. Fernández, and S. Llana-Fúnez
10. Thrust and detachment systems in the Ordenes Complex (northwestern Spain): Implications for the Variscan-Appalachian geodynamics
José R. Martínez Catalán, Florentino Díaz García, Ricardo Arenas, Jacobo Abati,Pedro Castiñeiras, Pablo González Cuadra, Juan Gómez Barreiro, and Francisco J. Rubio Pascual
11. Cross section through the central part of the Iberian Pyrite Belt, South Portuguese zone (Spain)
Carles Soriano and Josep Maria Casas
12. Alleghanian (Appalachian) orogeny, a product of zipper tectonics: Rotational transpressive continent-continent collision and closing of ancient oceans along irregular margins
Robert D. Hatcher Jr.
13. Megadisplacements and the Hercynian orogen of Gondwanan France and Iberia
David Shelley and Gérard Bossière
14. Transcurrent strain partitioning along a suture zone in the Maures massif (France): Result of eastern indenter tectonics in European Variscides?
J.-P. Bellot, G. Bronner, and C. Laverne
15. Variscides between the Appalachians and the Urals: Similarities and differences between Paleozoic subduction and collision belts
Philippe Matte
16. Opposite subduction polarities connected by transform faults in the Iberian Massif and western European Variscides
Fernando Simancas, Francisco González Lodeiro, Inmaculada Expósito Ramos, Antonio Azor, and David Martínez Poyatos
17. Paleozoic evolution of pre-Variscan terranes: From Gondwana to the Variscan collision
Gérard M. Stampfli, Jürgen F. von Raumer, and Gilles D. Borel
18. Review of seismic reflector signatures of crustal deformation in the Appalachian-Caledonide orogen with reference to the Spanish Variscides and the Uralides
John H. McBride and James H. Knapp
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