Morphology and Shallow Structure of the Lower Trench Slope Off Nias Island, Sunda Arc

  1. Dennis E. Hayes
  1. D. E. Karig1,
  2. G. F. Moore2,
  3. J. R. Curray2 and
  4. M. B. Lawrence1

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM023p0179

The Tectonic and Geologic Evolution of Southeast Asian Seas and Islands

The Tectonic and Geologic Evolution of Southeast Asian Seas and Islands

How to Cite

Karig, D. E., Moore, G. F., Curray, J. R. and Lawrence, M. B. (1980) Morphology and Shallow Structure of the Lower Trench Slope Off Nias Island, Sunda Arc, in The Tectonic and Geologic Evolution of Southeast Asian Seas and Islands (ed D. E. Hayes), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM023p0179

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

  2. 2

    Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900230

Online ISBN: 9781118663790

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Keywords:

  • Deep Sea Drilling Project (DSDP);
  • Foraminifera;
  • Geomorphic processes;
  • International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE);
  • Lower trench slope;
  • Radiolaria;
  • Sedimentation;
  • Sunda Trench

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sedimentation and Geomorphic Processes

  • Structural and Stratigraphic Interpretation of Acoustic Units

  • Discussion

  • Behavior of the Descending Plate

  • Effects of Oblique Subduction

  • Conclusions