IBNA- The book, ‘Tectonic and Structural Framework of the Zagros Fold-Thrust Belt’ by Iranian geologist Ali Farzipour Saein has been released in English by Elsevier Publishing in Amsterdam.
According to IBNA correspondent, ‘Tectonic and Structural Framework of the Zagros Fold-Thrust Belt’ is the latest volume in the Developments in Structural Geology and Tectonics series from Elsevier, Tectonic and Structural Framework of the Zagros Fold-Thrust Belt is a collection of the most up-to-date research and developments in the unique tectonic and structural geology of the Zagros.
The Zagros fold-thrust belt is famous among geologists and is one of the most-studied terrains in the world. Because of its unique structures, the Zagros orogeny is challenging for many researchers and experts; this book is the essential reference that collates the newest data and fully explores that aspect.
In addition, because the Zagros range is a potential source for hydrocarbons, it is of interest to petroleum geologists and exploration companies worldwide. This book is an essential, cutting-edge reference for oil companies, structural geologists, and students at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
The book includes valuable new data about one of the most famous collisional mountain ranges in the world, the Zagros fold-thrust belts, as a guide for other collisional ranges such as the Himalaya, the Alps, and the Andes, as they share common fundamental deformation mechanisms.
It also provides research from geologists across the world, with the goal of understanding the unique dynamics and kinematics of the Zagros range.
Ali Farzipour Saein is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geology at the University of Isfahan, Iran.
Elsevier has published ‘Tectonic and Structural Framework of the Zagros Fold-Thrust Belt’ in 310 pages in December 2018.