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Geodynamics of the Eastern Pacific Region, Caribbean and Scotia Arcs

Geodynamics of the Eastern Pacific Region, Caribbean and Scotia Arcs

Ramón Cabré (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-67027-9

Mar 2013, American Geophysical Union

170 pages

Select type: O-Book

Description

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geodynamics Series, Volume 9.

After a decade of intense and productive scientific cooperation between geologists, geophysicists and geochemists the International Geodynamics Program formally ended on July 31, 1980. The scientific accomplishments in more than seventy scientific reports and in this series of Final Report volumes.

The concept of the Geodynamics Program, as a natural successor to the Upper Mantle Project, developed during 1970 and 1971. The International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) and the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) then sought support for the new program from the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU). As a result the Inter-Union Commission on Geodynamics was established by ICSU to manage the International Geodynamics Program.

FOREWORD
C.L. Drake and A.L. Hales  1

INTRODUCTION
R. Cabre, S.J.  3

GEODYNAMICS OF THE JUAN DE FUCA PLATE
R.P. Riddihough, M.W. Beck, R.L. Chase, E.E. Davis, R.D. Hyndman, S.H. Johnson, and G.C. Rogers  5

BIBIOLOGRAPHY CONCERNING MEXICAN GEODYNAMICS
L. Del Castillo  23

SUMMARY AND BIBIOLOGRAPHY OF CARIBBEAN GEODYNAMIC INVESTIGATORS
J.F. Lewis, W. MacDonald, A.L. Smith, and J.D. Weaver  27

GEODYNAMICS OF CENTRAL AMERICA
G. Dengo  33

GEODYNAMIC RESEARCH IN COLOMBIA (1972-1979)
J. E. Ramirez, H. Duque-Caro, J.R. Goberna, and J.F. Toussaint  41

GEODYNAMICS OF ECUADOR
C.E. Acosta  53

BOLIVIAN GEOLOGICAL GEOTRAVERSE
S. Rivas  65

GEOPHYSICAL STUDIES IN CENTRAL ANDES
R. Cabre, S.J.  73

TECTONIC EVOLUTION OF PERUVIAN ANDES
J. Caldas V.  77

NAZCA PLATE AND ANDEAN FOREARC STUDIES
L.D. Kulm, J. Dymond, and K.F. Scheidegger  83

GEOPHYSICAL DATA AND THE NAZCA-SOUTH AMERICAN SUBJUCTION ZONE KINEMATICS:
PERU-NORTH CHILE SEGMENT
L. Ocola  95

KINEMATICS OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN SUBJUCTION ZONE FROM GLOBAL PLATE RECONSTRUCTIONS
R.H. Pilger, Jr.  113

GEODYNAMICS OF THE ARGENTINE ANDEAN ARC AND RELATED REGIONS
B.A.J. Baldis and J. Febrer  127

PROGRESS IN GEODYNAMICS IN THE SCOTIA ARC REGION
P.F. Barker and I.W.D. Dalziel  137