Geodynamic Context of the Taiwan Orogen

  1. P. Clift,
  2. W. Kuhnt,
  3. P. Wang and
  4. D. Hayes
  1. Jean-Claude Sibuet1,
  2. Shu-Kun Hsu2 and
  3. Eric Debayle3

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/149GM08

Continent-Ocean Interactions Within East Asian Marginal Seas

Continent-Ocean Interactions Within East Asian Marginal Seas

How to Cite

Sibuet, J.-C., Hsu, S.-K. and Debayle, E. (2004) Geodynamic Context of the Taiwan Orogen, in Continent-Ocean Interactions Within East Asian Marginal Seas (eds P. Clift, W. Kuhnt, P. Wang and D. Hayes), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/149GM08

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ifremer, Centre de Brest, Plouzané, France

  2. 2

    Institute of Geophysics, National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan

  3. 3

    Institut de Physique Du Globe de Strasbourg, Cnrs and Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904146

Online ISBN: 9781118666067

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Keywords:

  • Geology—North Pacific Ocean;
  • Plate tectonics—North Pacific Ocean;
  • Sediments (Geology)—North Pacific Ocean;
  • Climatic changes—North Pacific Ocean

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pre-Collisional Geology: Ryukyu Subduction Zone and Associated Backarc Basins

  • The Uplift of Taiwan

  • Conclusions