Subduction Zones Thrust Faults Geology Earthquake Prediction Books
Books con argomento Subduction Zones Thrust Faults Geology Earthquake Prediction
The Seismogenic Zone of Subduction Thrust Faults
Dixon Timothy H. (EDT)
Moore J. Casey (EDT)
edizioni Columbia Univ Pr collana (Hardcover)
Subduction zones, one of the three types of plate boundaries, return Earth's surface to its deep interior. Because subduction zones are gently inclined at shallow depths and depress Earth's temperature gradient, they have the largest seismogenic area of any plate boundary. Consequently, subduction zones generate Earth's...