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By Brian Taylor, James Natland

ISBN-10: 0875900453

ISBN-13: 9780875900452

Published via the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 88.

This quantity makes a speciality of the volcanic, fluid, sedimentary, and tectonic procedures happening within the trencharc-backarc structures of the western Pacific—a average nearby concentration for stories of those issues. the result of ocean drilling and linked web site surveys within the western Pacific have introduced basic alterations to our knowing of volcanism, crustal deformation, fluid circulate, and sedimentation in energetic margins and marginal basins. Our aim 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 topics, and to stress the importance of those effects to the wider geoscience community.

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Although we do not know the state-of-stress in the forearcsduringthe Eocenevolcanic episode,it is clear that in their subsequent evolutionthey havebeendominantlysubjectedto extension. , thattheforearcis actively in extension, in accord with the seismic and GLORIA data, and suggeststhat thereis little couplingand hence stress transmission across the main interplate subduction fault [MacLeod and Pratt, 1994]. , 1992], part of the Aleutian, and the Japanese forearcs [Uyeda and Kanamori, 1979], in which the maximum compressionalstressdirection is parallel to the convergence direction.

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