Neotectonics of the Yakutat Collision: Changes in Deformation Driven by Mass Redistribution

  1. Jeffrey T. Freymueller,
  2. Peter J. Haeussler,
  3. Robert L. Wesson and
  4. Göran Ekström
  1. James B. Chapman1,
  2. Terry L. Pavlis1,
  3. Sean Gulick2,
  4. Aaron Berger3,
  5. Lindsay Lowe2,
  6. James Spotila3,
  7. Ronald Bruhn4,
  8. Michael Vorkink4,
  9. Peter Koons5,
  10. Adam Barker5,
  11. Carlos Picornell6,
  12. Ken Ridgway7,
  13. Bernard Hallet8,
  14. John Jaeger9 and
  15. James Mccalpin10

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/179GM04

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

How to Cite

Chapman, J. B., Pavlis, T. L., Gulick, S., Berger, A., Lowe, L., Spotila, J., Bruhn, R., Vorkink, M., Koons, P., Barker, A., Picornell, C., Ridgway, K., Hallet, B., Jaeger, J. and Mccalpin, J. (2008) Neotectonics of the Yakutat Collision: Changes in Deformation Driven by Mass Redistribution, in Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska (eds J. T. Freymueller, P. J. Haeussler, R. L. Wesson and G. Ekström), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/179GM04

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Geosciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

  5. 5

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Maine Orono, Maine, USA

  6. 6

    Chevron USA, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

  7. 7

    Department of Earth Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  8. 8

    Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

  9. 9

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida Gainesville, Florida, USA

  10. 10

    Geo-Haz Consulting Crestone, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904443

Online ISBN: 9781118666395

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Keywords:

  • Geology, Structural—Alaska;
  • Earthquake zones—Alaska;
  • Geodynamics—Alaska

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regional Tectonics

  • Deformation Fronts

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions