Geotectonics

, Volume 52, Issue 2, pp 209–224 | Cite as

Structural–Tectonic Features of the Northeastern Barents Plate from Numerical Modeling of Potential Fields

  • D. S. Nikitin
  • P. P. Gorskikh
  • M. D. Khutorskoy
  • D. A. Ivanov
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Abstract

Structural–geological inhomogeneities in the northeastern Barents Sea are zoned based on an analysis of various components of the gravity and magnetic fields. The objects revealed in the basement and sedimentary cover of the Barents Sea Plate form anomalies in potential fields at coexisting complex geological structures and contrasting petrophysical properties. Cluster analysis reveals the fault-marked boundaries of individual blocks in the basement. A numerical model of faults in the sedimentary cover and basement of the Barents Sea Plate is constructed.

Keywords

Barents Sea Plate basement sedimentary cover potential fields intrusion numerical modeling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. S. Nikitin
    • 1
  • P. P. Gorskikh
    • 2
  • M. D. Khutorskoy
    • 1
  • D. A. Ivanov
    • 3
  1. 1.Geological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.OOO Noril’skgeologiyaOJSC MMC Norilsk NickelNorilskRussia
  3. 3.Voronezh State UniversityVoronezhRussia

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