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Crustal Structure and Deep Deformation of the Chinese Mainland

Crustal Structure and Deep Deformation of the Chinese Mainland Book
Author : Rui Gao
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2018-10
ISBN : 9780128135594
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Crustal Structure and Deep Deformation of the Chinese Mainland: Evidence from Deep Seismic Reflection Profiles and Other Geophysical Data Sets collects all available seismic reflection experiments that have been carried out in the Chinese mainland since the 1990s and examines their implications. Such data sheds light on the crustal-scale structure of major tectonic units in the Chinese mainland, which reflect typical tectonic belts seen worldwide. Data from the Tibetan Plateau, which contains double normal thickness crust, is particularly valuable in providing details on understanding ongoing continent-continent collision. Including full analysis and applications of the data as well as high-resolution images of the seismic reflection profiles themselves, Crustal Structure and Deep Deformation of the Chinese Mainland provides valuable insight that can be applied globally for geologists, geophysicists, and seismologists studying crustal structure and tectonics.

Chinese Journal of Geophysics

Chinese Journal of Geophysics Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1996
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Exploring the Earth s Crust

Exploring the Earth s Crust Book
Author : C. Prodehl,Walter D. Mooney
Publisher : Geological Society of America
Release : 2012
ISBN : 0813712084
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This volume contains a comprehensive, worldwide history of seismological studies of the Earth's crust using controlled sources from 1850 to 2005. Essentially all major seismic projects on land and the most important oceanic projects are covered. The time period 1850 to 1939 is presented as a general synthesis, and from 1940 onward the history and results are presented in separate chapters for each decade, with the material organized by geographical region. Each chapter highlights the major advances achieved during that decade in terms of data acquisition, processing technology, and interpretation methods. For all major seismic projects, the authors provide specific details on field observations, interpreted crustal cross sections, and key references. They conclude with global and continental-scale maps of all field measurements and interpreted Moho contours. An accompanying DVD contains important out-of-print publications and an extensive collection of controlled-source data, location maps, and crustal cross sections."--Publisher's description.

Geophysics

Geophysics Book
Author : Liu Guangding
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-04-22
ISBN : 1466564326
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book aims to map the Precambrian basement, to recognize the paleo-suture zones, and to determine the nature of ancient tectonic regime. It proposes the new concepts of the basement tectonic framework and major tectonic features.

Whence the Mountains

Whence the Mountains  Book
Author : James W. Sears,Tekla A. Harms,C. A. Evenchick
Publisher : Geological Society of America
Release : 2007-01-01
ISBN : 0813724333
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The 19 original papers on the tectonic evolution of mountain systems were collected to mark the 50th anniversary of Price's description of the Canadian Cordillera. A sampling of topics turns up the driving mechanism and three-dimensional circulation of plate tectonics, the Belt-Purcell Basic as the keystone of the Rocky Mountain fold-and-thrust belt in the US and Canada, Silurian-Devonian orogenic events in the central Appalachians and the crystalline southern Appalachians, and defining the eastern boundary of the North Asian craton from structural and subsidence history studies of the Verkhoyansk fold-and-thrust belt. A fold-out sheet of color maps and diagrams is tucked into a pocket inside the back cover.

Investigations Into the Tectonics of the Tibetan Plateau

Investigations Into the Tectonics of the Tibetan Plateau Book
Author : B. C. Burchfiel,Erchie Wang
Publisher : Geological Society of America
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0813724449
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This volume includes a variety of papers on the tectonics of the Tibetan Plateau and the Iranian Plateau that were presented at the first joint meeting between the Geological Society of America and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Each paper deals with a different aspect of the geology and/or the geophysics of the tectonic evolution of the plateau. Although most of the papers discuss areas in the northeastern part of the plateau, one concentrates on the complexity of the Cenozoic shear zones in Yunnan and one focuses on the late Cenozoic extensional tectonism along the western margin of the Iranian Plateau. Several papers discuss aspects of Tibetan tectonics not covered in any other papers and arrive at unique interpretations."--Publisher's website.

Earthquake Phenomenology from the Field

Earthquake Phenomenology from the Field Book
Author : Zhongliang Wu,Changsheng Jiang,Xiaojun Li,Guangjun Li,Zhifeng Ding
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-06-07
ISBN : 9814585157
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Based on the field investigation and the summary of the published research results of the April 20, 2013, Lushan, Sichuan, China, MS7.0 earthquake, having occurred along the same fault zone which accommodated the May 12, 2008, Wenchuan MS8.0 earthquake, this Brief tries to describe and discuss the special earthquake phenomenology associated with both the local geology and the changing society. Since the occurrence of this earthquake, there have been the scientific debates on (1) the seismo-tectonics of this earthquake which has no primary seismic fault discovered on the surface of the ground; (2) the relation between this earthquake and the Wenchuan earthquake (i.e., whether it can be considered as one of the aftershocks); and (3) how well have been accomplished in the reduction of earthquake disasters, 5 years after the Wenchuan earthquake. This Brief also tries to introduce the studies and practice of Chinese seismological agencies for the reduction of earthquake disasters. Due to language and cultural barriers, such an introduction makes sense not only for English readers but also for Chinese readers. For example, people (abroad) are always asking why there are so many Chinese seismologists working on earthquake prediction. In fact the Chinese wording 'earthquake prediction' has a much wider coverage than that in English. And actually the Chinese approach to (time-dependent) seismic hazard has no systematic difference from outside world in its methodology.

Geological Survey Professional Paper

Geological Survey Professional Paper Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1979
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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U S Geological Survey Professional Paper

U S  Geological Survey Professional Paper Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1984
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tectonics of the Indonesian Region

Tectonics of the Indonesian Region Book
Author : Warren Bell Hamilton
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1979
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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STAR

STAR Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1992-02
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Mechanics Problems in Geodynamics

Mechanics Problems in Geodynamics Book
Author : Ren Wang,Keiiti Aki
Publisher : Birkhäuser
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 3034890656
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Geodynamics concerns with the dynamics of the global motion of the earth, of the motion in the earth's interior and its interaction with surface features, together with the mechanical processes in the deformation and rupture of geological structures. Its final object is to determine the driving mechanism of these motions which is highly interdisciplinary. In preparing the basic geological, geophysical data required for a comprehensive mechanical analysis, there are also many mechanical problems involved, which means the problem is coupled in a complicated manner with geophysics, rock mechanics, seismology, structural geology etc. This topical issue is Part I of the Proceedings of an IUTAM / IASPEI Symposium on Mechanics Problems in Geodynamics held in Beijing, September 1994. It addresses different aspects of mechanics problems in geodynamics involving tectonic analyses, lithospheric structures, rheology and the fracture of earth media, mantle flow, either globally or regionally, and either by forward or inverse analyses or numerical simulation.

Mechanics problems in geodynamics 1 1995

Mechanics problems in geodynamics  1  1995  Book
Author : Ren Wang,Keiiti Aki
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 1995
ISBN : 9783764351045
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One of two volumes of the proceedings of a symposium held in Beijing in September 1994. The 20 papers cover general global problems, mantel convection and subduction, regional tectonic problems, earthquake mechanisms, and the mechanical properties of rock fractures. Well illustrated. No index. Also published in Pageoph v.145, no.3/4. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Structure and Tectonics of the Indian Continental Crust and Its Adjoining Region

Structure and Tectonics of the Indian Continental Crust and Its Adjoining Region Book
Author : Harish C Tewari,B.Rajendra Prasad,Prakash Kumar
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-02-07
ISBN : 0128136863
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Structure and Tectonics of the Indian Continental Crust and Its Adjoining Region: Deep Seismic Studies, Second Edition, collates essential data from seismic studies of Earth’s crust across India, offering an essential understanding of the tectonic development of the Indian subcontinent. Seismic studies have been carried out in various parts of India since 1972, recording crust-related seismic data for determination of velocity-depth configuration and determination of structural patterns. The book examines the details of these studies, including their synthesis and global applications. The book presents both background and applications in one cohesive volume for researchers and students of geophysics and geology. Presents all the information and metadata of the Indian continental crust and its neighbouring regions in a cohesive way Provides basic knowledge of the Indian subcontinent to support the discussion of seismic studies related to crustal structure Includes all new chapter covering global applications and synthesis of the findings and observations

Characteristics of Chinese Petroleum Geology

Characteristics of Chinese Petroleum Geology Book
Author : Chengzao Jia
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-11-07
ISBN : 3642238726
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Characteristics of Chinese Petroleum Geology: Geological Features and Exploration Cases of Stratigraphic, Foreland and Deep Formation Traps" systematically presents the progress made in petroleum geology in China and highlights the latest advances and achievements in oil/gas exploration and research, especially in stratigraphic, foreland and deep formation traps. The book is intended for researchers, practitioners and students working in petroleum geology, and is also an authoritative reference work for foreign petroleum exploration experts who want to learn more about this field in China. As President of the Chinese Petroleum Society, former Vice-President of PetroChina Company Limited, and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dr. Chengzao Jia has been engaged in geological research for 30 years and in oil/gas exploration for more than 20 years.

Geothermal Energy Research Trends

Geothermal Energy Research Trends Book
Author : Hermann I. Ueckermann
Publisher : Nova Publishers
Release : 2008
ISBN : 9781600216831
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Geothermal energy is a form of renewable energy derived from heat deep in the earth's crust. Enormous amounts of thermal energy are continuously generated by the decay of radioactive isotopes of underground rocks and stored in our globe's interior. This heat is as inexhaustible and renewable as solar energy. This heat is brought to the near-surface by thermal conduction and by intrusion into the earth's crust of molten magma originating from great depth. As groundwater is heated, geothermal energy is produced in the form of hot water and steam. The heated groundwater can be used for direct heating of homes and greenhouses, for vegetable drying, and for a number of other uses. These are known as direct uses of geothermal energy. Geothermal energy is also used for electricity production. This book presents leading-edge research in a field destined for increased attention throughout the world.

Abstracts of Chinese Geological Literature

Abstracts of Chinese Geological Literature Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Comprehensive Dissertation Index

Comprehensive Dissertation Index Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1973
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Crust and Lithosphere Dynamics

Crust and Lithosphere Dynamics Book
Author : Anthony B Watts
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2010-05-13
ISBN : 0444535721
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Treatise on Geophysics: Crust and Lithosphere Dynamics, Volume 6, provides a comprehensive review of the state of knowledge on crust and lithosphere dynamics, which is defined as the study of how the outermost layers of the Earth respond to loads that are emplaced on, within, and below it and its implications for plate mechanics and mantle flow. The book begins with a chapter on plate kinematics, which shows how new observations and methodologies have improved the resolution of relative and absolute plate motions. This is followed by studies of plate mechanics, focusing on the long-term rheology of the plates and response of the plates to both relatively short-term and long-term loads. The book also includes chapters that examine the evidence from surface heat flow, borehole breakouts, and magma models for the thermal and mechanical structure of the lithosphere; the deformation of the lithosphere in extensional and compressional settings. The final two chapters deal with the structural styles of faulting in the shallow brittle part of the lithosphere, the brittle-ductile transition, and the shear zone in the ductile part of the lithosphere; and how developments in plate mechanics have impacted our understanding of geological processes. Self-contained volume starts with an overview of the subject then explores each topic with in depth detail Extensive reference lists and cross references with other volumes to facilitate further research Full-color figures and tables support the text and aid in understanding Content suited for both the expert and non-expert