Earth Sciences

Volume 13, Issue 1, February 2024

  • Research Article

    Favorable Reservoir Formation Models for Nearshore Underwater Fans in Narrow and Long Graben Type Fault Basins: A Case from Botai Sag of Yitong Basin

    Ke Qin*, Li He, Ding Chaolong, Li Li, Wang Lei, Lu Yao, Cheng Jie, Xu Fei

    Issue: Volume 13, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: Dec. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 04, 2024
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: Yitong Basin is a narrow Cenozoic faulted basin of Tanlu fault zone, in which Sheling Formation in Botai Sag has great exploration potential. Limited by complex geological conditions, unclear reservoir forming control factors and unknown exploration direction, the exploration process is restricted. By utilizing drilling, logging, and seismic data, ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Implication of Epithermal Mineralization as Proxy for Geothermal Energy Potentiality in Puga, Ladakh UT, India

    Archisman Dutta*, Parashar Mishra, Ayodhya Prasad Thapliyal, Vishal Vasantrao Sakhare, Pramod Kumar Singh, Biswajit Ray

    Issue: Volume 13, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 8-13
    Received: Jan. 05, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 15, 2024
    Published: Feb. 01, 2024
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    Abstract: The present study area, Puga, is located along the inflexion point of Indian and Asian plates comprising of zone of anatectic melting, where thermal activity is attributed to the extensive igneous activity during Upper Cretaceous to late Tertiary age. The area is characterized by geysers, past fumaroles, steaming grounds and mud pools with vast spr... Show More
  • Research Article

    Geology and Geochemical Characterization of Basement Rocks Around Burumburum Area North Central Basement Complex Nigeria

    Lawal Mohammed Lukman*, Tavershima Najime, Paul Olusegun Ogunleye, Shehu Magaji, Nyajon Kubuza Caleb

    Issue: Volume 13, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 14-38
    Received: Jan. 09, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 26, 2024
    Published: Feb. 21, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.earth.20241301.13
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    Abstract: The geology and the geochemical characterization of rocks around Burumburum area north central basement complex of Nigeria was studied. Twelve (12) rocks samples were prepared for petrographic studies through a standard procedure while thirty (30) whole rocks samples were analyzed using X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) and Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass S... Show More
  • Research Article

    Research on the Differences of Climatic Characteristics of Different Levels of Gale Disasters in Northern Xinjiang

    Fan Hu, Chenliang Liu, Ming Hu, Xiaofeng Xie, Xinsheng Lv*

    Issue: Volume 13, Issue 1, February 2024
    Pages: 39-48
    Received: Nov. 20, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 29, 2024
    Published: Feb. 28, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.earth.20241301.14
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    Abstract: Disaster damage index and disaster grades are constructed by using multi index method on the basis of overall consideration, based on the disaster data of 671 wind disasters taking place in 38 counties (cities) in Northern Xinjiang from 1980 to 2019, and by selecting six disaster factors including the death toll, the number of collapsed houses, the... Show More