C040 Interplay of Late Carboniferous Foreland Basin Formation and Early Carboniferous Stretching in NW Europe H. Kombrink* (TNO) K. Leever (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) J.D. van Wees (TNO) F. van Bergen (TNO) P. David (TNO) & T.E. Wong (TNO) SUMMARY Late Carboniferous subsidence in the Netherlands is likely to be caused by flexural foreland subsidence and a thermal sag component following an Early Carboniferous rifting event. A modelling study shows that flexural subsidence is limited to the eastern part of the Netherlands. To get insight into the amount of subsidence that can be explained by an Early Carboniferous rifting event we


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