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Solid Earth, 11, 2097–2117, 2020
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Solid Earth, 11, 2097–2117, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-11-2097-2020

Research article 16 Nov 2020

Research article | 16 Nov 2020

Multiphase, decoupled faulting in the southern German Molasse Basin – evidence from 3-D seismic data

Vladimir Shipilin et al.

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In our work, we carry out an in-depth structural analysis of a geometrically decoupled fault system in the southern German Molasse Basin using a high-resolution 3-D seismic dataset. Based on this analysis, we reconstruct the tectonic history and changes in the stress regimes to explain the structure and evolution of faults. The results contribute in understanding the driving mechanisms behind formation, propagation, and reactivation of faults during foreland basin formation.