Early Arc Volcanism and the Ophiolite Problem: A Perspective from Drilling in the Western Pacific

  1. Brian Taylor and
  2. James Natland
  1. Sherman H. Bloomer1,
  2. Brian Taylor2,
  3. Christopher J. Macleod3,
  4. Robert J. Stern4,
  5. Patricia Fryer5,
  6. James W. Hawkins6 and
  7. Lynn Johnson7

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM088p0001

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

How to Cite

Bloomer, S. H., Taylor, B., Macleod, C. J., Stern, R. J., Fryer, P., Hawkins, J. W. and Johnson, L. (1995) Early Arc Volcanism and the Ophiolite Problem: A Perspective from Drilling in the Western Pacific, in Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific (eds B. Taylor and J. Natland), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM088p0001

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

  2. 2

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii

  3. 3

    Institute of Oceanographic Sciences, Surrey, United Kingdom

  4. 4

    Center for Lithospheric Studies, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas

  5. 5

    School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii

  6. 6

    Geological Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California

  7. 7

    Marine Physics Branch, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900452

Online ISBN: 9781118663967

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Keywords:

  • Geology—Pacific Ocean;
  • Continental margins—East Asia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Composition of the Forearc Basement

  • Distribution of Basement Ages

  • Magma Production Rates in the Eocene

  • Structural Settings and Evolution of the forearcs

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions and Summary