By Jeffrey T. Freymueller,Peter J. Haeussler,Robert L. Wesson,Göran Ekström
Published by means of the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 179.
This multidisciplinary monograph presents the 1st smooth integrative precis interested in the main surprising lively tectonic platforms in North America.
Encompassing seismology, tectonics, geology, and geodesy, it comprises papers that summarize the kingdom of data, together with heritage fabric for these unexpected with the quarter; handle worldwide hypotheses utilizing facts from Alaska; and attempt vital international hypotheses utilizing info from this region.
It is equipped round 4 significant themes:
- subduction and nice earthquakes on the Aleutian Arc,
- the transition from strike slip to accretion and subduction of the Yakutat microplate,
- the Denali fault and comparable buildings and their function in accommodating everlasting deformation of the overriding plate, and
- regional integration and large-scale types and using info from Alaska to deal with vital worldwide questions and hypotheses.
The book's e-book close to the start of the nationwide technological know-how Foundation's EarthScope venture makes it specifically well timed simply because Alaska might be the least understood zone in the EarthScope footprint, and curiosity within the sector may be anticipated to upward thrust with time as extra EarthScope info turn into available.
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Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska: 179 (Geophysical Monograph Series) by Jeffrey T. Freymueller,Peter J. Haeussler,Robert L. Wesson,Göran Ekström