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Active margins and marginal basins of the western Pacific

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Published by American Geophysical Union in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Ocean.,
  • East Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Pacific Ocean,
    • Continental margins -- East Asia

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementBrian Taylor, James Natland, editors.
      SeriesGeophysical monograph series,, 88, Geophysical monograph ;, 88.
      ContributionsTaylor, Brian, 1953-, Natland, James P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE350.4 .A28 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 417 p. :
      Number of Pages417
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1278208M
      ISBN 100875900453
      LC Control Number95009944

        Unlike ocean basins, the remains of continental margins are abundant in Earth's geological record, and knowledge of continental-margin formation provides the tools to understand a good portion of our planet's history. also called Pacific or active margins, result from the collision and interaction of plates along a continent's edge. mentation during the formation of this marginal basin. The outcomes of these expedi-tions have revealed new challenges and spawned new hypotheses in mantle dynamics and crustal accretion that need to be addressed by future drilling on carefully identified drill targets in the tectonically active western Pacific. Pacific Ocean, largest and deepest ocean, c,, sq mi (,, sq km), occupying about one third of the earth's surface; named by the explorer Ferdinand Magellan Magell.


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The results of ocean drilling and associated site surveys in the western Pacific have brought fundamental changes to our understanding of volcanism, crustal deformation, fluid circulation, and sedimentation in active margins and marginal basins. Partnered Journals.

Chinese Journal of Geophysics () Earth Interactions; Earth and Planetary Physics; Geophysics; International Journal of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy. Active margins and marginal basins of the western Pacific. [Washington, DC]: American Geophysical Union, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Brian Taylor; James P Natland.

The results of ocean drilling and associated site surveys in the western Pacific have brought fundamental changes to our understanding of volcanism, crustal deformation, fluid circulation, and sedimentation in active margins and marginal by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Evolution of the Lau Basin-Insights From ODP Leg James W. Hawkins The Indian Ocean-Type Isotopic Signature in Western Pacific Marginal Basins: Origin and Significance Rosemary Hickey-Vargas, Janet M. Hergt, and Piera Spadea Coexistence of Indian and Pacific Oceanic Upper Mantle Reservoirs Beneath the Central New Hebrides Island Arc.

Home; All editions; Active margins and marginal basins of the western Pacific / Brian Taylor, James Natland, editors Taylor, Brian, The series coordinators decided, therefore, that to portray the Los Angeles basin as a model for basins formed in convergent-margin settings would be misleading.

The title of this volume, Active Margin Basins, is a compromise, but, like many compromises, this. Marginal ocean basins of the Western Pacific fall into several distinct categories based on their mechanisms of formation: 1) Back-arc basins that likely formed associated with island arc rifting and seafloor spreading, such as the Mariana Trough and the Shikoku-Parece Vela Basin.

2) Ocean basins that formed through processes related to continental rifting, such as the South China Sea and Author: S. Lewis. The origin of the largest of the western Pacific marginal basins, the West Philippine Basin, has been suggested to be either by back-arc rifting or through entrapment from a major ocean basin.

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In book: Active margins and marginal basins of the Western Pacific, Chapter: Volcaniclastic sedimentation and volcanism during the rifting of western Pacific island backarc basins, Publisher.

As marginal basins, the basic features of the China Seas are predominated by interactions between the Asian continent and the Pacific Ocean. Geomorphologically, Active margins and marginal basins of the western Pacific book China Seas are characterized by broad continental shelves and restricted connection with the open ocean.

Global kinematics as well as magnetic anomalies of marginal basins, with continental geology and paleomagnetic data as additional constraints, are used to present a set of reconstructions of the Western Pacific marginal basins between 56 Ma and the Present at Cited by: Some marginal basins at continental margins may be imperfectly developed and represented by thinned crust, often associated with basic volcanism.

Karig (, ) divided marginal basins into: (1) Active marginal basins with high heat flow. (2) Inactive marginal basins with high heat flow. (3) Inactive marginal basins with normal heat flow. The Sulu Sea is an example of a marginal sea with two distinct basins of different types: (1) the Outer Sulu Sea basin, formed inside an old island arc, the Palawan arc; (2) the Inner Sulu Sea, a basin with an oceanic crust.

It is fringed to the southeast and the east by an active margin, supposedly the remains of a larger active margin. or Molucca Sea basins, it has moved less than 15° in latitude from its initial location. The Celebes Sea is presently subducting, as are many of the marginal basins of the western Pacific.

INTRODUCTION The western Pacific region is characterized by festoons of island arcs and continental fragments that enclose a number of marginal basins (Fig. Purchase Sedimentary Basins of Continental Margins and Cratons - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. In geology, a marginal sea is the sea bordering continents, semi-isolated from open ocean by island arc or land ridge, and underlain by oceanic crust (Karig ).Thus a marginal sea is a deep-sea basin with water depth in general over ~3, m, while its slopes and shelves are called as its continental margins.

As a geographic and oceanographic term, a “marginal sea” represents a. Download Marginal Mediterraneans PDF eBook Marginal Mediterraneans MARGINAL MEDITERRANEANS EBOOK AUTHOR BY CHRISTOPHER Marginal Costing CPA SPM Prior Learning Accounting for Overheads - Marginal Costing Marginal cost is the variable cost of one unit of pr.

Ocean scientific drilling has always recognized two distinct continental margins with different scientific foci: sedimentary basins in the Atlantic passive margin and earthquakes and island arcs in the Pacific active margin.

Marginal basins in the Western Pacific came into sight of the scientific community along with sea-floor by: 5. The book is based upon an IAS meeting which focused attention on the situation at active plate margins, covering three major themes: the underlying mechanics and rates of relative sea-level change at active plate margins; the interaction of eustatic and tectonic processes at modern margins; recognition of the products in the sedimentary record.

1 Origin and evolution of marginal basins of the NW Pacific:::: Diffuse-plate tectonic reconstructions Junyuan Xua,*, Tom Keltyb, Zvi Ben-Avrahamc, Ho-Shing Yud a Department of Petroleum Geology, China University of Geosciences, WuhanChina.

* Corresponding author, E-mail address: [email protected] b Department of Geological Sciences, California State University. A passive margin is the transition between oceanic and continental lithosphere that is not an active plate margin.A passive margin forms by sedimentation above an ancient rift, now marked by transitional ental rifting creates new ocean basins.

Eventually the continental rift forms a mid-ocean ridge and the locus of extension moves away from the continent-ocean boundary. Some marginal basins at continental margins may be imperfectly developed and represented by thinned crust, often associated with basic volcanism. Karig (, ) divided marginal basins into: (1) Active marginal basins with high heat flow.

(2) Inactive marginal basins with high heat flow. For the municipality formerly known under this name, see San Juan, Southern Leyte. Cabalian Volcano (Kabalianon: Bukid Kantayoktok) is an active volcano located in the province of Southern Leyte (Region VIII) in the of rock: Quaternary.

Akira Takeuchi (August 28th ). Tectonic Process of the Sedimentary Basin Formation and Evolution in the Late Cenozoic Arc-Arc Collision Zone, Central Japan, Mechanism of Sedimentary Basin Formation - Multidisciplinary Approach on Active Plate Margins, Yasuto Author: Akira Takeuchi.

A decrease of the tectonic forces would eventually promote extension in the overriding plate and possibly the opening of a marginal basin in a Cited by: Early arc volcanism and the ophiolite problem: a perspective from drilling in the western Pacific. Active margins and marginal basins of the Western Pacific, Geophysical monograph series, vol.

American Geophysical Union, pp. His research focuses on the ecological assessment of marginal and enclosed seas, and their coastal margins in particular, using optical remote sensing.

Martin Gade (left) received his first degree in Physics in and then his doctoral degree in Geosciences in. Common characteristics of strike-slip basins [4, 39] include: (1) elongated geometry, (2) asymmetry of both sediment thickness and facies pattern, (3) dominance of axial infilling, (4) coarser-grained marginal facies along the active master fault, (5) finer-grained main facies, (6) depocenter migration opposite to the direction of axial Cited by: 8.

BRIAN TAYLOR Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics and J. Natland (eds.),Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific, Geophys. Monogr., 88, Am. Geophys. Union, Washington, D. C., pp. Early arc volcanism and the ophiolite problem: a perspective from drilling in the western Pacific, in B.

Taylor and. Leg Shipboard Scientific Party, Plumbing the Pacific sinks. Nature, vol, Haggerty, J.A., and Smith, M.P., Characterization of diagenetic fluids of the Upper Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous carbonate platform of the Galicia margin at Ocean Drilling Site.

Question: When Did The Western Margin Of North American Become An Active Margin. Ma Ago Ma Ago It Has Always Been An Active Margin It Has Always Been A Passive Margin 1 Points QUESTION 2 When Two Plates Composed Of Continental Lithosphere Are Pulled Together At A Convergent Boundary, The Result Is _____.

Subduction A Hot Spot Is Formed Transform. @article{osti_, title = {Tectonic evolution of Brazilian equatorial continental margin basins}, author = {Azevedo, R.P.}, abstractNote = {The structural style and stratigraphic relationships of sedimentary basins along the Brazilian Equatorial Atlantic Continental Margin were used to construct an empirical tectonic model for the development of ancient transform margins.

The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical by:   Some marginal basins at continental margins may be imperfectly developed and represented by thinned crust, often associated with basic volcanism.

Karig (, ) divided marginal basins into: (1) Active marginal basins with high heat flow. (2) Inactive marginal basins with high heat flow. (3) Inactive marginal basins with normal heat flow.5/5(1).

The Atlantic and Gulf coasts are passive continental margins because they lack the high levels of earthquake, volcanic, and mountain-building forces characteristic of active continental margins (such as the current U.

West Coast) that are right at plate boundaries. Margin types. Continental margins on the leading edges of tectonic plates, like those around the rim of the Pacific Ocean, are usually narrow and have steep continental slopes and either poorly developed continental rises or none at continental slope is often steep and falls away directly into a deep-sea many cases, the leading-edge margins are backed by mountain ranges.

Continental margins and ocean basins. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. Difference between continental shelf at active margin and at passive margins.

Broad shelves: passive margins 2. Narrow shelves: active margins. Oceans tend to e bordered by active margins. Pacific coast. Oceans tend to be.

Pub. Id: A () First Page: Last Page: Book Title: M Geological and Geophysical Investigations of Continental Margins Article/Chapter: The Sulu Sea: A Marginal Basin in Southeast Asia: Small Basin Margins Subject Group: Geologic History and Areal Geology Spec. Pub. Type: Memoir Pub.

Year: Author(s): A. Mascle (2), P. A. Biscarrat (3) Abstract.The mountains and valleys of the Basin and Range Province of the western United States formed in response to ____. tensional stresses and normal-fault movements The ___ in California is the boundary between the North American and Pacific [email protected]{osti_, title = {Thermal modeling and hydrocarbon generation in an active-margin basin: Taranaki Basin, New Zealand}, author = {Armstrong, P A and Chapman, D S and Funnell, R H and Allis, R G and Kamp, P J.J.}, abstractNote = {The Taranaki Basin contains the only known commercial hydrocarbon reserves in New Zealand.

The hydrocarbons were derived principally from Late .