Cornell University-Department of Geological Sciences

Tectonic Evolution of the Atlas Mountains, North Africa

  • Research Objectives: Studies of the tectonic history of the Atlas mountains, using a geographical information system (GIS) to integrate:geophysics ,field geology and remote sensing data.
  • This research is in collaboration with :

  • ONAREP- Office National de Recherches et d'Exploitations Petrolieres, Rabat, Morocco
  • Moroccan Geological Survey-Ministere de l'Energie et des Mines Direction de la Geologie
  • Morocco Universite Mohammed V- Institute Scientifique, Rabat Morocco
  • GEOTRACK International Pty. Ltd. , Melbourne University, Australia

  • Beauchamp, Weldon H. , Muawia Barazangi, Ahmed Demnati, Mohamed El Alji,1996,
    Intracontinental Rifting and Inversion: the Missour Basin and Atlas Mountains, Morocco.
    (Beauchamp.PDF, 5.3 mb) can be downloaded from the link below:
    AAPG Bulletin, V.80, No.9, P.1459-1482.

    LANDSAT-TM satellite mosaic of 
    the High Atlas mountains, Morocco
    (bands 7/red, 4/green, 2/blue)
    (High Atlas.GIF, 755 kb):
    High Atlas.GIF

  • Cornell-Middle East and North Africa Project
  • Morcco Project
  • Cornell-Department of Geological Science
  • American Geophysical Union
  • Geological Society of America
  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists
  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists
  • U.S. National Geophysical Data Center
  • Simple wave propagation models
  • For comments, suggestions or collaboration contact me at the address below: