Geodynamics of the Western Pacific: Proceedings of the International Conference on Geodynamics of the Western Pacific-Indonesian Region March 1978, Tokyo

Geodynamics of the Western Pacific: Proceedings of the International Conference on Geodynamics of the Western Pacific-Indonesian Region March 1978, Tokyo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400995376
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/13/2011
Series: Advances in Earth and Planetary Sciences , #6
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1979
Pages: 602
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Plate Tectonic Evolution of North Pacific Rim.- Speculations on Mountain Building and the Lost Pacifica Continent.- Benioff Zones, Absolute Motion and Interarc Basin.- Oceanic Crust in the Dynamics of Plate Motion and Back-Arc Spreading.- Basic Types of Internal Deformation of the Continental Plate at Arc-Arc Junctions.- Fault Patterns in Outer Trench Walls and Their Tectonic Significance.- Motion of the Pacific Plate and Formation of Marginal Basins: Asymmetric Flow Induction.- The Relationship between Volcanic Island Genesis and the Indo-Australian Pacific Plate Margins in the Eastern Outer Islands, Solomon Islands, South-West Pacific.- Upper Mantle Velocity Structure in the New Hebrides Island Arc Region.- Upper Mantle Velocity Structure in the Tonga-Kermadec Island Arc Region.- Morphology and Structure of the Southern Part of the New Hebrides Island Arc System.- Palaeomagnetic Evidence for the Rotation of Seram, Indonesia.- A Late Miocene K-Ar Age for the Lavas of Pulau Kelang, Seram, Indonesia.- A Survey of Paleomagnetic Data on Mexico.- Southeast Asian Tin Granitoids of Contrasting Tectonic Setting.- Seismicity, Gravity and Tectonics in the Andaman Sea.- Focal Mechanisms and Tectonics in the Taiwan-Philippine Region.- Recent Tectonics of Taiwan.- Tectonics of the Ryukyu Island Arc.- Explosion Seismic Studies in South Kyushu Especially around the Sakurajima Volcano.- Two Types of Accretionary Fold Belts in Central Japan.- Permian and Triassic Sedimentary History of the Honshu Geosyncline in the Tamba Belt, Southwest Japan.- Thermal Structure of the Sanbagawa Metamorphic Belt in Central Shikoku.- Shimanto Geosyncline and Kuroshio Paleoland.- Magnetic Stratigraphy of the Japanese Neogene and the Development of the Island Arcs of Japan.- Regional Characteristics and Their Geodynamic Implications of Late Quaternary Tectonic Movement Deduced from Deformed Former Shorelines in Japan.- Magnetic Anomalies and Tectonic Evolution of the Shikoku Inter-Arc Basin.- A Compilation of Magnetic Data in the Northwestern Pacific and in the North Philippine Sea.- Collision of the Izu-Bonin Arc with Central Honshu: Cenozoic Tectonics of the Fossa Magna, Japan.- Flow under the Island Arc of Japan and Lateral Variation of Magma Chemistry of Island Arc Volcanoes.- Seismic Activity and Pore Pressures across Island Arcs of Japan.- Aseismic Belt along the Frontal Arc and Plate Subduction in Japan.- Tsunamicity of Sanriku Depends on Subduction Tectonics.- Seismic Studies of the Upper Mantle beneath the Arc-Junction at Hokkaido: Folded Structure of Intermediate-Depth Seismic Zone and Altenuation of Seismic Waves.- Sedimentary Patterns in Apparent Back-Arc Basins: A Case Study of the Neogene Sequence in Northwestern Hokkaido, Japan.- Velocity Anisotropy in the Sea of Japan as Revealed by Big Explosions.- Geodynamics of the North-Eastern Asia in Mesozoic and Cenozoic Time and the Nature of Volcanic Belts.- The Crustal Structure and Origin of the Basins of Japan Sea and Some Other Seas of the Circum-Pacific Mobile Belt.- Major Strike-Slip Faults and Their Bearing on Spreading in the Japan Sea.- Significant Eruptive Activities Related to Large Interplate Earthquakes in the Northwestern Pacific Margin.- A Mechanism to Explain the Earthquakes around Japan by the Process of Partial Melting.- The Formation of Intermediate and Deep Earthquake Zone in Relation to the Geologic Development of East Asia since Mesozoic.- Geographical Index.

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