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

Published by way of the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 179.

This multidisciplinary monograph offers the 1st glossy integrative precis occupied with the main extraordinary lively tectonic platforms in North America.

Encompassing seismology, tectonics, geology, and geodesy, it contains papers that summarize the kingdom of information, together with history fabric for these unexpected with the sector; deal with worldwide hypotheses utilizing information from Alaska; and try out vital worldwide 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 constructions and their position in accommodating everlasting deformation of the overriding plate, and
  • regional integration and large-scale versions and using information from Alaska to deal with very important international questions and hypotheses.

The book's booklet close to the start of the nationwide technology Foundation's EarthScope venture makes it particularly well timed simply because Alaska could be the least understood zone in the EarthScope footprint, and curiosity within the quarter could be anticipated to upward push with time as extra EarthScope info develop into available.

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