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Basin Research is published by IAS, Wiley Blackwell and EAGE.

Basin Research is an international journal which aims to publish original, high impact research papers on sedimentary basin systems. We view integrated, interdisciplinary research as being essential for the advancement of the subject area; therefore, we do not seek manuscripts focused purely on sedimentology, structural geology, or geophysics that have a natural home in specialist journals. Rather, we seek manuscripts that treat sedimentary basins as multi-component systems that require a multi-faceted approach to advance our understanding of their development. During deposition and subsidence we are concerned with large-scale geodynamic processes, heat flow, fluid flow, strain distribution, seismic and sequence stratigraphy, modelling, burial and inversion histories. In addition, we view the development of the source area, in terms of drainage networks, climate, erosion, denudation and sediment routing systems as vital to sedimentary basin systems. The underpinning requirement is that a contribution should be of interest to earth scientists of more than one discipline.

Impact Factor 2013: 3.464

Basin Research is indexed/abstracted in Current Contents, Geographical Abstracts: Physical Geography, Geological Abstracts, GeoRef and Scopus.

Basin Research is published 6 times a year.

Editorial information top of the page

Editors
Cynthia Ebinger
Chris Jackson
Brian Horton
Isabel Montanez
Jeffrey Nunn

Editorial Advisory Board
P.A. Allen
D.W. Burbank
J. Cartwright
W. Cavazza
B.J. Coakley
P. DeCelles
A. Densmore
R. Dorsey
M.A. Ellis
P. Flemings
K. Gallagher
C.N. Garzione
B. Gomez
G. Hampson
S. Henriksen
N. Hovius
M. Kominz
T. Lawton
S. Planke
M. Scheck-Wenderoth
H.D. Sinclair
R.L. Slingerland
S. Willett
J. Vergés

Latest Issue top of the page

Volume 28 number 1 February 2016


1    | Reviewer list

2    | Thermal evolution and shale gas potential estimation of the Wealden and Posidonia Shale in NW-Germany and the Netherlands: a 3D basin modelling study
B. Bruns, R. Littke, M. Gasparik, J.-D. van Wees and S. Nelskamp

34  |  Relay zone evolution: a history of repeated fault propagation and linkage, central Corinth rift, Greece
R. Hemelsdaël and M. Ford

57  | The sedimentary record of the Issyk Kul basin, Kyrgyzstan: climatic and tectonic inferences
E.A. Macaulay, E.R. Sobel, A. Mikolaichuk, M. Wack, S.A. Gilder, A. Mulch, A.B. Fortuna, S. Hynek and F. Apayarov

81  |  Structural style and evolution of a salt-influenced rift basin margin: the impact of variations in salt composition and the role of polyphaser extension
C.A.-L. Jackson and M.M. Lewis

103|  The response of a basin-scale Miocene barrier reef system to long-term, strong subsidence on a passive continental margin, Barcoo Sub-basin, Australian North West Shelf
B. Rosleff-Soerensen, L. Reuning and P.A. Kukla


124|  Numerical modelling of Quaternary terrace staircase formation in the Ebro foreland basin, southern Pyrenees, NE Iberia
K.M. Stange, R.T. Van Balen, D. Garcia-Castellanos and S. Cloetingh

147|  Late Triassic initial subduction of the Bangong-Nujiang Ocean beneath Qiangtang revealed: stratigraphic and geochronological evidence from Gaize, Tibet
M. Zeng, X. Zhang, H. Cao, F.R. Ettensohn, W. Cheng and X. Lang