By Jeffrey T. Freymueller,Peter J. Haeussler,Robert L. Wesson,Göran Ekström

ISBN-10: 0875904440

ISBN-13: 9780875904443

Published through the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 179.

This multidisciplinary monograph presents the 1st smooth integrative precis desirous about the main incredible lively tectonic structures in North America.

Encompassing seismology, tectonics, geology, and geodesy, it contains papers that summarize the country of data, together with history fabric for these unusual with the quarter; tackle international hypotheses utilizing facts from Alaska; and attempt vital international hypotheses utilizing facts from this region.

It is prepared 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 similar buildings and their position in accommodating everlasting deformation of the overriding plate, and
  • regional integration and large-scale types and using information from Alaska to handle very important worldwide questions and hypotheses.

The book's book close to the start of the nationwide technological know-how Foundation's EarthScope undertaking makes it in particular well timed simply because Alaska is likely to be the least understood zone in the EarthScope footprint, and curiosity within the area should be anticipated to upward push with time as extra EarthScope facts turn into available.

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