Processes in continental lithospheric deformation. Edited by Sydney P. Clark [and others]
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Published by Geological Society of America in Boulder .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Orogeny Congresses

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Edition Notes

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ContributionsClark, S.P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE 621 P73 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22053832M

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COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   The development of an understanding of large-scale processes requires an integrated approach. This book explores the current cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in lithospheric rheology and provides a broad summary of the rheology and deformation of the continental lithosphere in both extensional and compressional settings. ing processes involving subduction of continen-tal lithosphere centers on linking shallow defor-mation in the crust to deep (lithospheric mantle) processes (Cloetingh and Willett, ). For instance, in the context of the Indo-Eurasian collision, it has been proposed that deformation of the Tibetan crust is mechanically coupled to. The latent heats L in the energy equation can be written as ΔS T, where ΔS is the entropy change of the phase transformation (solid-solid or solid-melt). Since entropy is an extensive quantity, the magnitude of ΔS in a rock experiencing a phase transition will depend on the actual amount of matter being transformed. For instance, although the ΔS associated with the spinel-garnet.

Processes of lithosphere evolution: New evidence on the structure of the continental crust and upper mantle. Tectonophysics, , Artemieva I.M., 2. A lithospheric perspective on structure and evolution of Precambrian cratons. In: D.G. Roberts and A.W. Bally (Eds.), Regional Geology and Tectonics: Principles of Geologic Analysis. Vol.   We investigate the development of margin geometries during extension of a continental lithosphere containing lateral strength variations. These strength variations may originate from the amalgamation of continents with different mechanical properties as was probably the case when Pangea was assembled. Our aim is to infer if localization of deformation is controlled by the boundary . Watts, , p. –) and appealed to mechanical models of lithospheric deformation to defend the conventional profile and argue for significant upper mantle strength. The purpose of this paper is to draw attention to the increas-ing body of work using observed transient deformation fol-. Although old metasomatized lithospheric mantle may overlap in Sr, Nd, Hf and Pb isotopic composition with old continental crust, the Re/Os ratio of peridotite is almost always dramatically lower than for any crustal rock, thus leading to very different Os isotopic compositions between mantle and crust.

Processes of lithosphere evolution: New evidence on the structure of the continental crust and upper mantle. Artemieva I.M., Mooney W.D., Perchuc E., and Thybo H. Tectonophysics. v. , , We summarize new geophysical evidence for the processes that determine the evolution of the continental lithosphere since the early Archean.   The NE Tibetan Plateau is bounded by the Haiyuan–Liupan Shan fault system to the north and northeast and by the West Qinling sinistral fault zone to the south ().Contractional deformation of the plateau began in the early Tertiary time (Dayem et al., , Clark et al., , Zhang et al., , Wang et al., ).Current GPS measurements indicate continuous lateral extrusion and crustal. Perouse, Eugenie; Vernant, P.; Chery, Jean; Reilinger, Robert; McClusky, Simon. Description. We present the results of dynamic modeling of the western Mediterranean that accounts for observed global positioning system (GPS) surface deformation of the Alboran Sea and surrounding Rif and Betic Mountains as the result of the combined effects of relative motion of the Eurasian and Nubian plates. initial deformation in the model; and region 5 is the sub-lithospheric upper mantle. The numerical resolution is significantly higher in the upper portion of the model in order to better resolve the lithospheric deformation that develops in the experiments. As indicated in Figure 2, half of the total computational nodes are concentrated in the top.