Articles | Volume 7, issue 1
Solid Earth, 7, 205–228, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-205-2016
Solid Earth, 7, 205–228, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-205-2016

Research article 08 Feb 2016

Research article | 08 Feb 2016

Response of a low-subsiding intracratonic basin to long wavelength deformations: the Palaeocene–early Eocene period in the Paris Basin

J. Briais et al.

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This paper focuses on the record of lithospheric deformations within an intracratonic basin. This study is based on a detailed analysis of sedimentology and stratigraphy of the Paris Basin (European plate). We identified four intraplate deformations during the Palaeocene-early Eocene period. Age, amplitude, wavelength, and orientation of these deformations are specified and attributed to the geodynamic events. This paper is based on results from J. Briais Phd thesis.