Evolution of the Lau Basin—Insights from ODP Leg 135

  1. Brian Taylor and
  2. James Natland
  1. James W. Hawkins

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM088p0125

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

How to Cite

Hawkins, J. W. (1995) Evolution of the Lau Basin—Insights from ODP Leg 135, 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/GM088p0125

Author Information

  1. Geological Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, 92093

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

  • Geologic Setting

  • Petrology of Backarc Basins

  • Geology of the Lau Basin

  • A Model for Backarc Evolution

  • Summary