Integrating remote sensing and magnetic data for structural geology investigation in pegmatite areas in eastern Afghanistan

Ratib Salehi, Nureddin M. Saadi, Ahmed Khalil, Koichiro Watanabe

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This study used an integrated approach to investigate pegmatite areas in eastern Afghanistan. The analysis of surface data, including a digital elevation model (DEM), and Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) images, was combined with airborne magnetic data to better understand three-dimensional geology in the area. The ETM+ and DEM data were used to map geological structures at the surface, which indicate that the area consists of two main fault systems that trend NNE and E-W. The two trends represent the remnants of reactivated structures that formed under the stress regimes generated during the tectonic evolution of eastern Afghanistan. Magnetic data indicate an NE-SW trending basin. A two-dimensional schematic model shows that the basin gradually deepens toward the SW with depths to the magnetic basement ranging between 2 and 11.5 km. The integration of the results gave new insight into the tectonic evolution and structure patterns near the pegmatites area.

本文言語英語
論文番号096097
ジャーナルJournal of Applied Remote Sensing
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DOI
出版ステータス出版済み - 1 1 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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