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 approaches happening within the trencharc-backarc platforms of the western Pacific—a average local concentration for reviews of those topics. the result of ocean drilling and linked web site surveys within the western Pacific have introduced primary alterations to our knowing of volcanism, crustal deformation, fluid move, and sedimentation in lively 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 comparable issues, and to stress the importance of those effects to the wider geoscience community.

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