Structural Geology-Salt Diapirs
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Roger Weller, geology instructor
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*Demercian, S., Szatmari, P., and Cobbold, P.R., 1993, Style and patterns of salt diapirs due to thin-skinned gravitational gliding, Campos and Santos basins, offshore Brazil: Tectonophysics, v.228, p. 393-433.

*Halbouty, M.T., 1979, Salt domes, Gulf region, United States and Mexico, 2nd ed.: Houston, Gulf Publishing Co., 561 p.

*Hughes, U.B., 1932, Shallow salt structures in Permian north central Texas: AAPG Bull., v.16, p. 577-583.

*Hughes, D.J., 1968, Salt tectonics as related to several Smackover fields along the northeast rim of the Gulf of Mexico basin: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v.18, p. 320-330.

*Jackson, M.P.A., and Cornelius, R.R., 1987, Stepwise centrifuge modeling of the effects of differential sediment loading on the deformation of salt structures: in I. Lerche, and J.J. O'Brien, eds., Dynamical geology of salt and related structures: Orlando, Florida, Academic Press, p.163-259.

*Jackson, M.P.A., and Talbot, C.J., 1986, External shapes, strain rates, and dynamics of salt structures: GSA Bull., v.97, p. 305-323.

*Jackson, M.P.A., and Talbot, C.J., 1991, A glossary of salt tectonics: Univ. of Texas at Austin, Bur. Econ. Geology, Geologic Circular 91-4, 44 p.

*Nelson, T.H., 1991, Salt tectonics and listric-normal faulting: in A. Salvador, ed., The Gulf of Mexico Basin: GSA, The Geology of North America, p. 73-89.

*Thieling, S.C., 1997 (in press), Mississippi Salt Dome Data: Mississippi Office of Geology.

*Vendeville, B.C., and Jackson, M.P.A., 1992, The rise of diapirs during thin-skinned extension: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v.9, p. 331-353.