Deformation and mechanical strength of sediments at the Nankai subduction zone; implications for prism evolution and decollement initiation and propagation

Author(s): Morgan, Julia K.; Ramsey, E. Blanche; Ask, Maria V. S.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Rice University, Department of Earth Science, Houston, TX, United States
Washington University, United States
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, United States
University of California, Santa Cruz, United States
Southwestern Energy, United States
Lulea University of Technology, Sweden
Volume Title: Seismogenic zone of subduction thrust faults
Volume Author(s): Dixon, Timothy H., editor; Karner, Garry D., editor; Moore, J. Casey; Morris, Julie D.; Driscoll, Neal W.; Silver, Eli A.
Source: The seismogenic zone of subduction thrust faults, edited by Timothy H. Dixon and J. Casey Moore, p.210-256. Publisher: Columbia University Press, United States. ISBN: 978-0-231-13866-6
Note: In English. 100 refs.; illus., incl. sect., 2 tables, sketch map
Year of Publication: 2007
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 18 Geophysics, Solid-Earth; Accretionary wedges; Asia; Continental margin; Decollement; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Deformation; Diagenesis; Earthquakes; Faults; Geophysical methods; Geophysical surveys; Leg 131; Marine sediments; Mechanical properties; Nankai Trough; North Pacific; Northwest Pacific; ODP Site 1173; ODP Site 808; Ocean Drilling Program; Pacific Ocean; Philippine Sea Plate; Physical properties; Plate tectonics; Propagation; Reflection methods; SEM data; Sediments; Seismic methods; Seismicity; Shikoku Basin; Strength; Subduction; Subduction zones; Surveys; Thrust faults; Underthrust faults; West Pacific
Coordinates: N320000 N330000 E1353000 E1343000
N321500 N321500 E1350200 E1350200
Record ID: 2008111380
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