Sediment Supply, Tectonic Subsidence, and Basin-Filling Patterns Across the Southwestern South China Sea During Pliocene to Recent Time

  1. P. Clift,
  2. W. Kuhnt,
  3. P. Wang and
  4. D. Hayes
  1. Mychal R. Murray1 and
  2. Steven L. Dorobek2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/149GM13

Continent-Ocean Interactions Within East Asian Marginal Seas

Continent-Ocean Interactions Within East Asian Marginal Seas

How to Cite

Murray, M. R. and Dorobek, S. L. (2004) Sediment Supply, Tectonic Subsidence, and Basin-Filling Patterns Across the Southwestern South China Sea During Pliocene to Recent Time, 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: 10.1029/149GM13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Chevron Texaco, Houston, Texas

  2. 2

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

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

  • Available Data and Methods

  • Cenozoic Tectonic History and Basin Evolution Across the Southwestern Scs

  • Neogene Stratigraphic Thicknesses and Subsidence Patterns Across the Southwestern SCS

  • Neogene Sediment Supply and Dispersal Patterns Across the Southwestern Scs

  • Neogene Channel Features Across the Southwestern Scs

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions