Tectonic Modeling

Tectonic Modeling

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In this reference for geologists, 20 contributions from international scientists discuss the analytical, physical, and numerical modeling of tectonic processes. A sampling of topics includes types of transpressional and transtensional deformation, modeling of anisotropic grain growth in minerals, salt tectonics and sedimentation along Atlantic margins, and new apparatus for thermomechanical analogue modeling. The text is accompanied throughout by baw illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)Hans Ramberg died of cancer in Uppsala on 7th June 1998, at the age of 81, soon after the pleasure of adding the Career ... This phase was documented in 30 papers analyzing the fundamental thermodynamics behind mineral assemblages and ... He used engineering theory to attribute natural and experimental boudinage to extension along thin sheets induced by ... London 1967; second edition 1981) helped generations of geoscientists to reach new levels of understanding of theanbsp;...

Title:Tectonic Modeling
Author:Hans Ramberg, Hemin A. Koyi, Neil S. Mancktelow
Publisher:Geological Society of America - 2001


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