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Active margins and marginal basins of the western Pacific by Brian Taylor, James Natland

By Brian Taylor, James Natland

Published through the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 88.

This quantity makes a speciality of the volcanic, fluid, sedimentary, and tectonic procedures happening within the trencharc-backarc platforms of the western Pacific—a traditional neighborhood concentration for experiences of those topics. the result of ocean drilling and linked website surveys within the western Pacific have introduced primary adjustments to our realizing of volcanism, crustal deformation, fluid circulate, and sedimentation in energetic margins and marginal basins. Our objective here's to synthesize the result of ocean drilling in a multi-disciplinary demeanour, together with a comparability of the findings from drilling legs having related topics, and to stress the importance of those effects to the wider geoscience community.

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