Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones

Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones bridges the gap between plate tectonic theory and geodynamics, offering an assessment of the state-of-the-art, pending questions, and future directions relating to the study of transform plate boundaries and fault zones. The book is divided into two parts that present the main concepts of transform faults and fracture zones, terminology and nomenclature, and then worldwide examples of transform structures and fracture zones. Each chapter follows a consistent format that includes tectonic origin, a brief description of its evolution, present-day observations (e.g. structural geology, GPS, rheology); diversity of seismic activity, and related seismic hazards. With its multidisciplinary approach and thorough coverage of current research in plate tectonics, this book is a timely reference for a variety of researchers, including geophysicists, seismologists, structural geologists and others working in related fields, such as exploration geophysics and natural hazards. Includes a variety of case studies and examples of transform structures and fracture zones, putting the information into a broader context Addresses innovative and provocative ideas about the activity of fracture zones in a multidisciplinary and consistent manner Reviews basic (but up-to-date) concepts related to plate tectonics and more specialized research

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  • Author : Joao C. Duarte
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128120644
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones

Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones
  • Author : Joao C. Duarte
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 October 2018
GET THIS BOOKTransform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones

Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones bridges the gap between plate tectonic theory and geodynamics, offering an assessment of the state-of-the-art, pending questions, and future directions relating to the study of transform plate boundaries and fault zones. The book is divided into two parts that present the main concepts of transform faults and fracture zones, terminology and nomenclature, and then worldwide examples of transform structures and fracture zones. Each chapter follows a consistent format that includes tectonic origin, a brief

Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones

Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones
  • Author : Joao C. Duarte
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 25 September 2018
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Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones bridges the gap between the classic plate tectonic theory and new emerging ideas, offering an assessment of the state-of-the-art, pending questions, and future directions in the study of transform plate boundaries and fracture zones. The book includes a number of case studies and reviews on both oceanic and continental tectonic settings. Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones is a timely reference for a variety of researchers, including geophysicists, seismologists, structural geologists and tectonicists, as

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The basic idea ;Seafloor spreading and magnetic anomalies ;Fracture zones and transform faults ;Subduction of oceanic lithosphere ;Rigid plates of lithosphere ;Tectonics of continents ;Tectonics of continents ;Further reading ;Index
  • Author : Peter Molnar
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 26 March 2015
GET THIS BOOKThe basic idea ;Seafloor spreading and magnetic anomalies ;Fracture zones and transform faults ;Subduction of oceanic lithosphere ;Rigid plates of lithosphere ;Tectonics of continents ;Tectonics of continents ;Further reading ;Index

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 09 January 2014
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The author participated in 38 sea going expeditions including the first manned-submersible project to explore the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the past 45 years of sea floor exploration. It summarizes the mineralogical and petrological composition of sea floor rocks, ocean floor volcanism in relation to the geological setting and the discovery of hydrothermal activity. In addition to learning about various scientific missions and their objectives, the reader is introduced to rift zones where the sea floor is

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 13 July 2016
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 02 November 2010
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  • Release : 01 February 2014
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  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 26 March 2015
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The 1960s revealed a new and revolutionary idea in geological thought: that the continents drift with respect to one another. After having been dismissed for decades as absurd, the concept gradually became part of geology's basic principles. We now know that the Earth's crust and upper mantle consist of a small number of rigid plates that move, and there are significant boundaries between pairs of plates, usually known as earthquake belts. Plate tectonics now explains much of the structure and

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 December 2020
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  • Publisher : American Geophysical Union
  • Release : 21 January 2002
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This volume collects some recent studies on the motions, mechanics, and earthquakes that take place within plate boundary zones. Many of the studies reflect advances made possible by the development of space geodetic techniques. Among the topics of the 21 papers are tectonic processes in the Eurasian-African plate boundary zone, the structure of the Dead Sea basin, the January 2001 Bhuj earthquake in India, geological investigations of the Kamchatka region in Russia, and crustal shortening and extension in the central Andes. There

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  • Release : 09 November 2010
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