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Mantle Dynamics and Plate Interactions in East Asia

Mantle Dynamics and Plate Interactions in East Asia

Martin F. J. Flower (Editor), Sun-Lin Chung (Editor), Ching-Hua Lo (Editor), Tung-Yi Lee (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-67013-2

Mar 2013, American Geophysical Union

419 pages

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geodynamics Series, Volume 27.

Geophysical imaging techniques and petrologic probes are yielding dramatic new evidence of the structure and dynamic impact of mantle on plate kinematics. The thin-viscous sheet and extrusion tectonics models explain much of Asian geology in terms of the Indo-Eurasian collision. Enigmatic features remain, however, including the rapid post-Mesozoic formation of western Pacific marginal basins, widespread postextrusion basalt and shoshonite magmatism, and the presence of isotopically anomalous asthenosphere beneath the region.

M. F. J. Flower, S.-L. Chung, C.-H. Lo, and T.-Y. Lee vii

Possible interaction between mantle dynamics and high rates of arc consumption by subduction   processes in circum-Pacific area
S. E. Lallemand 1

Three-dimensional  upper mantle structure beneath east Asia and its tectonic implications
Y.-S. Zhang 11

High velocity z one beneath southern Tibetan Plateau and implications for the regional mantle   dynamics
R. Zhou, S. Po Grand, F. Tafima, and X.-Y. Ding 25

The Emeishan flood basalt in SW China: A mantle plume initiation model and its connection with continental breakup and mass extinction at the Permian-Triassic boundary
S.-L. Chung, B.-M. Jahn, G. Wu, C.-H. Lo, and B. Cong 47

Mantle plumes and lithosphere motion in east Asia
J. Deng, H. Zhao, Z. Luo, Z. Guo, and X. Mo 59

Mantle extrusion: A model for dispersed volcanism and DUPAL-like asthenospheirne east Asia and the western Pacific
M. F. J. Flower, K. Tama, M. and N. Hoang 67

The geodynamic significance of the DUPAL anomaly in Asia
A. D. Smith 89

Phanerozoic evolution of the lithosphere beneath the Sino-Korean Craton
W.L. Griffin, A. Zhang, S.Y. O'Reilly, and C.G. Ryan 107

A geotherm and lithospheric section for central Mongolia (Tariat region)
D. A. Ionov, S.Y. O'Reilly, and W.L. Griffin 127

Geodynamics of the North China Craton
M. A. Menzies and K-G. Xu 155

The nature of the Cenozoic lithosphere at Nushan, eastern China
X. Xu, S. Y. O'Reilly, W. L. Griffen, X. Zhou and X. Huang  167

Nature of the lithospheric mantle beneath N E China: Evidence from potassic volcanic rocks and mantle xenoliths
M. Zhang, X.-H. Zhou, and Jo-B. Zhang 197

Tectonic history of the major east Asian lithospheric blocks since the mid-Proterozoic-- A synthesis
Z. X. Li 221

Major transform duplexing along the eastern margin of Cretaceous Eurasia
S. Osozawa 245

Geodynamics of UHP-rock-bearing continental collision zone in central China
Q. Wang, B. Cong, and R. Zhu 259

A plate reconstruction of the eastern Tethyan orogen in southwestern China
K. Yang 269

Paleomagnetism of Late Neogene basalts in Vietnam and Thailand: Implications for the post-Miocene tectonic history of Indochina
T.C. Cung, S. Dorobek, C. Richter, M.F.J. Flower, E. Kikawa, Y.T. Nguyen, and R. McCabe 289

Neotectonics of the Taiwan mountain belt
C. - Y. Lu, So -Bo Yu, and H. - T. Chu 301

40Ar/39Ar dating result of Neogene basalts in Vietnam and its tectonic implication
T.-Y. Lee, C.-Ho Lo, So-LoC hung,C .-Y. Chen, P.-L. Wang, W.-P. Lin, Ho Nguyen, T. C. Cung, and T. Y. Nguyen 317

Ridge subduction-induced orogeny, a case study of the Cretaceoutso Paleogene in southwest Japan
S. Osozawa 331

Determination of the Amurian plate motion
D. Wei and T. Seno 337

Cenozoic magmatism in Mongolia and the origin of central and east Asian basalts
T.L. Barry and Ro W. Kent 347

Geochemical characteristics of oceanic island basalts from the Philippine Sea Plate' Implications for the sources of east Asian plate margin and intraplate basalts
R. Hickey-Vargas 365

Source components and enrichment  processes in the mantle wedge beneath Luzon (Philippines)
U. Knittel and T.F. Yang 385

Geochemical characteristics of Cretaceous mafic dikes from northern Guangdong, S E China: Age, origin and tectonic significance
X. H. Li and M. T. McCulloch  405