By Akif A. Alizadeh, Ibrahim S. Guliyev, Fakhraddin A. Kadirov, Lev V. Eppelbaum
This e-book presents a multi-scale and multidisciplinary standpoint at the geology of Azerbaijan, a rustic characterised via a different tectonic and geological atmosphere together with the larger and Lesser Caucasus, the Talysh Mountains, and the Caspian and Kur Basins. crucial geological and geophysical info make clear the rules of the evolution of the Earth in the quarter lower than examine, seismic task and the distribution of financial deposits. extra, distinct realization is paid to the historical past of geological-geophysical reports within the zone. A mixed, accomplished interpretation of Azerbaijan’s near-surface and deep geological constitution is completed at the foundation of an integrative research of stratigraphic, magmatic, morphological, lithological, tectonic, neotectonic, geophysical and different info, combining not just Russian and Azerbaijani-published, but additionally thoroughly new geological data.
Volume I addresses the desires of researchers fascinated about geology and the environmental sciences, yet may also be of curiosity to an individual seeking to study extra in regards to the normal phenomena in Azerbaijan, a stunning state located on the boundary among Europe and Asia.
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