Item description for The Andes (Frontiers in Earth Sciences) by Onno Oncken, Guillermo Chong, Gerhard Franz, Peter Giese & Hans-Jurgen Gotze...
This book will provide the first comprehensive overview of a complete subduction orogen, the Andes (considered to represent the type subduction belt on Earth), integrating the results from a wide variety of methods. For example, our results provide the so far densest and most highly resolved geophysical image of an active subduction orogen. Dense geodetic data and a range of geological observations complement these results. These all contribute towards a process-oriented understanding of the mechanisms driving subduction orogeny in its various manifestations. We plan to provide the results which were accumulated during 12 years of integrated research, by covering all fields of Earth Sciences in the various contributions to the volume, in a range of formats including a CD-Rom with maps, geological sections, geophysical results and a data depository. These may be complemented by an existing web site that will be further developed in close contact with the planned book.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.5" Width: 8.25" Height: 11.25" Weight: 3.65 lbs.
Release Date Nov 14, 2006
ISBN 3540243291 ISBN13 9783540243298
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