By William Cavazza, Francois M. Roure, Wim Spakman, Gerard M. Stampfli, Peter A. Ziegler
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"It offers the present cutting-edge at the geodynamic structure and heritage of the Mediterranean quarter … . The TRANSMED Atlas is a really fascinating paintings if you are operating within the Mediterranean and are wanting a concise assessment of the present principles at the geodynamic evolution of this actual quarter. … a superb asset of this atlas is the wide, updated reference checklist. The atlas is particularly good illustrated. The CD-ROM is, in addition, very person friendly." (Manuel Sintubin, Geologica Belgica, Vol. eight (3), 2005)
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Back-arc domains are not the only portions of the Mediterranean area where rifting was active recently or is currently active. For instance, Pliocene rifting is well documented off the island of Malta between Tunisia and Sicily, and accounts for the development of the Pantelleria, Malta and Linosa grabens (Argnani and Torelli 2001). 3 Mud and Salt Diapirism Related to Tectonic Wedges,Tilted Blocks and Sedimentary Loading (Eastern Mediterranean Ridge, Alboran Sea,Nile Delta) High sedimentation rates can induce a delay in dewatering processes in siliciclastic series, resulting in local development of overpressure.
For example, eastward directed orogenic transport from the Alpine into the Carpathian domain during the Oligo-Miocene was interpreted as a direct consequence of the deep indentation of Adria into Europe (Ratschbacher et al. 1991). g. Insubric line of the Alps, intra-Dinarides peri -Adriatic line). 3 Cenozoic Magmatism in the Mediterranean Region (with the contribution of C. 5 -0 = 11 + = 10 =9 =8 =7 =6 6°E Fig. 11 . Digital relief-shaded image of time-space-composition characteristics of magmatic rocks of the western Mediterranean and peripheral orogens (modified after Savelli 2002).
Reflection-seismic data acquired by the industry in its search for hydrocarbons has considerably increased our knowledge on the sedimentary fill of Mediterranean basins and margins. New developments of deep-water prospecting have effectivelyreached the Mediterranean with a renewed interest of the petroleum industry for areas which hitherto have not yet been explored. Accurate three-dimensional description of sedimentary lithosomes is also locally required for water management, because water resources are frequently restricted to fossil aquifers in onshore parts of the Mediterranean domain, where they should be managed with caution.