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Geodynamics of Azores-Tunisia

Edited By: Buforn E, J Martin Davila and A Udias

250 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2004 | #145085 | ISBN: 3764370432
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This book features new analysis of recent geological, seismological, geodetic and paleomagnetic observations of the region from the Azores Islands to Tunisia. It also provides new models for the complex geo-dynamics of the Azores-Tunisia region.


Very fast exhumation in the Alpine belt of the Betic-Rif (W. Mediterranean) tectonic extrusion.- The Alpine-Rif belt (Morocco).- Recent tectonic deformations and stresses in the frontal part of the Rif Cordillera and Saiss basin (Fes and Rabat regions, Morocco).- Recent tectonic structures in a transect of the Betic Cordillera.- Neogene through Quaternary tectonic reactivation of SW Iberian passive margin.- GEOALGAR project - First results on seismicity and fault plane solutions.- The Ain Temouchent (Algeria) earthquake of 22 December 1999.- Seismic sources in the Iberian-African plate boundary and their tectonic implications.- Calibration of local magnitude ML in the Azores Archipelago based on recent digital recording.- Crustal motion in Western Europe and the Africa-Eurasia plate boundary zone from a combination of heterogeneous geodetic solutions.- Recent geodetic results in the Azores triple junction region.- Paleomagnetic results from a cross section in the central part of the Subbetic.

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