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Geological interpretation of survey seismic reflection and Gravimetric data in the northern Espírito Santo Basin

Grant number: 10/07729-8
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): June 01, 2010
Effective date (End): December 31, 2010
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Geosciences - Geology
Principal Investigator:João Carlos Dourado
Grantee:Douglas Souza Morais
Home Institution: Instituto de Geociências e Ciências Exatas (IGCE). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rio Claro. Rio Claro , SP, Brazil


The region of study situates at Espírito Santo State, in East Brasilian mergin, inserted into the geological context of the Mantiqueira Province. It includes three different geotectonic domains: Araçuaí Orogen at West domain, Serra do Mar Microplate in the central portion and the Barreiras Group at East Domain. Created during the tectonic period related to Atlantic Ocean break, initiated around 144 millions years ago (Asmus, 1972).