Volcaniclastic Sedimentation and Volcanism During the Rifting of Western Pacific Backarc Basins

  1. Brian Taylor and
  2. James Natland
  1. Peter D. Clift

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM088p0067

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

How to Cite

Clift, P. D. (1995) Volcaniclastic Sedimentation and Volcanism During the Rifting of Western Pacific Backarc Basins, 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/GM088p0067

Author Information

  1. Ocean Drilling Program, 1000 Discovery Drive, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77845, USA

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

  • Tectonics of Arc Breakup

  • Sedimentation in Arc Environments

  • Chemistry of Arc Volcanism

  • Conclusions