Chapter 10. Tectonics

  1. Michael E. Brookfield

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694015.ch10

Principles of Stratigraphy

Principles of Stratigraphy

How to Cite

Brookfield, M. E. (2003) Tectonics, in Principles of Stratigraphy, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694015.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111645

Online ISBN: 9780470694015

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Keywords:

  • tectonics;
  • orogenic belts;
  • sedimentary basins;
  • isostasy;
  • hypsometry

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • 10.1 Geodesy

  • 10.2 Hypsometry

  • 10.3 Gravity

  • 10.4 Isostasy

  • 10.5 Tectonics and sedimentary basins

  • 10.6 Exotic terranes

  • 10.7 Terrane analysis of orogenic belts