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
Other:
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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