Recent Plate Movements and Deformation

Recent Plate Movements and Deformation

Editor(s): K. Kasahara

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013 09:22PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780875905204

Online ISBN: 9781118670125

DOI: 10.1029/GD020

About this Book

Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geodynamics Series, Volume 20.

The motion of the lithospheric plates is the most fundamental aspect of plate tectonic theory. Measurement of their on?]going motion and their internal deformations will certainly verify and elucidate this important theory. The technological progress in the geosciences during the last decade stimulated the international geoscience community to address this fundamental problem when Working Group 1 (WGl) of the International Lithosphere Program (ILP) was established in 1981.

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