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Deep Drilling in Crystalline Bedrock: Volume 2: Review of Deep Drilling Projects, Technology, Sciences and Prospects for the Future - Exploration of the Deep Continental Crust (Paperback)
  • Deep Drilling in Crystalline Bedrock: Volume 2: Review of Deep Drilling Projects, Technology, Sciences and Prospects for the Future - Exploration of the Deep Continental Crust (Paperback)
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Deep Drilling in Crystalline Bedrock: Volume 2: Review of Deep Drilling Projects, Technology, Sciences and Prospects for the Future - Exploration of the Deep Continental Crust (Paperback)

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Paperback 538 Pages / Published: 13/12/2011
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The drilling site of the KTB is located on the western margin of the Bohemian Massif, a few kilometers south of the structurally important Saxothur ing ian/Moldanubian boundary of the central European Hercynian orogene and several kilometers east of one of the most important Permian-Mesozoic strike-slip zones of central Europe, the Franconian line. The borehole will be drilled in the Moldanubian segment (Fig. 1). o ~-:::--...~ . . -. . -. D Il1O , Fig. l: Geological map of the Central Europe Variscides and location of borehole From geographical and political points of view, the drill site is located in northern Bavaria in the Oberpfalz province near the towns of Windischeschenbach and Erbendorf about 40 km southeast of Bayreuth. TARGETS AND RESEARCH TOPICS 'The Continental Deep Drilling program of the Federal Republic of Germany (KTB) is a project of basic geoscientific research. The program and goals of this project have been set by a board of the Senate Commission on Geosciences of the German Research Foundation (DFG). The technical concept of the drilling, sampling, coring and logging programs corresponds to these goals. The upper limit of the budget of 450 million DM is approved by the Federal Ministry of Research and Development (Bundesministerium fuer Forschung und Technologie).

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
ISBN: 9783642734571
Number of pages: 538
Weight: 939 g
Dimensions: 244 x 170 x 28 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 198

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