Coastal Tectonics (Geological Society Special Publication) by Iain S. Stewart, Claudio Vita-Finzi

By Iain S. Stewart, Claudio Vita-Finzi

Describes the applying of high-resolution coastal documents to constructing and trying out tectonic versions. The case experiences are at scales starting from international to neighborhood and care for glacioisostasy, relative sea-level switch and seismic and aseismic crustal deformation at a number of timescales. a global point of view proposing a number of box info from contrasting elements of the area in addition to novel modelling and analytical techniques. it's the in simple terms ebook that considers the subject with such scope. Readership: Tectonic geologists, Quaternary scientists, execs enthusiastic about seismic probability or coastal development/protection. additionally to be had: Extensional Tectonics: Faulting and Fault-Related procedures (Key concerns in Earth Sciences) - ISBN 1862391157 Continental Tectonics - ISBN 1862390517 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the planet, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top of the range peer-reviewed titles for lecturers and pros operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable overseas attractiveness for the standard of its work.The many components within which we post in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reports and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology publications

Show description

Read Online or Download Coastal Tectonics (Geological Society Special Publication) PDF

Similar geology books

Oregon fossils

This revised and extended variation of Oregon Fossils encompasses a checklist of all recognized fossils in Oregon going again four hundred million years, in addition to amassing localities via county, age, rock formation, and released resource. The ebook additionally offers a geologic evaluation of the kingdom, from ocean shores to the excessive desolate tract, from the Blue Mountains to the Siskiyous.

Management of Biological Nitrogen Fixation for the Development of More Productive and Sustainable Agricultural Systems: Extended versions of papers presented at the Symposium on Biological Nitrogen Fixation for Sustainable Agriculture at the 15th Congress

Desk 1. international allocation of arable land among various com­ modities Globally, cereal cropping dominates cultivated land Commodities' percentage of land zone use (around 50% of overall zone, desk 1). The stay­ (%) ing arable land is used for creation of oilseed, fibre, or foodstuff and money plants.

Extra resources for Coastal Tectonics (Geological Society Special Publication)

Sample text

Clearly, models with such large radial viscosity contrasts are not, in fact, required by the data from the British Isles. The interested reader will find a far more detailed discussion of the post-glacial sea-level history of the British Isles in the study by Peltier & S h e n n a n (1998). Moving further still away from the main centres of glaciation into the region that I have previously referred to as the 'far field' of the ice sheets, Fig. 16 compares predicted and observed rsl histories at a sequence of sites that extends from the Caribbean Sea along the east coast of the South American continent to the northern part of Argentina.

FORTE, A. , DZIEWONSKI,A. M. & WOODWARD,R. L. 1993a. Aspherical structure of the mantle, tectonic plate motions, nonhydrostatic geoid and topography of the core-mantle boundary. -L. ) Dynamics of the Earth's Deep Interior and Earth Rotation, Geophysical Monograph Series, American Geophysical Union, 72, 135-166. , PELTIER, W. , DZIEWONSKI, A. M. & WOODWARD, R. L. 1993b. Earth's dynamics topography: a new interpretation based upon mantle flow models derived from seismic tomography. Geophysical Research Letters, 20, 225-228.

3. Age-height and age-depth plot showing coral data listed in Tables 1 and 2 (O) compared with predicted eustatic sea levels at Kwambu for the same time points ([~). 9 m per 100 years. TECTONISM AND EUSTASY, HUON 0 2 4 6 I .... t .... PENINSULA 8 37 10 12 14 10 r/) E , ~ *1 . . . I. ; 9 \;-. -5 -10 -15 thousand years B P. Fig. 4. Apparent uplift rates with water depth assumed constant, assessed over short time intervals between paired sample age-height data (smoothed). data. Samples were ranked by stratigraphic depth and data were smoothed until moving average ages increased with moving average depth.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.64 of 5 – based on 50 votes