The Indian Ocean-Type Isotopic Signature in Western Pacific Marginal Basins: Origin and Significance

  1. Brian Taylor and
  2. James Natland
  1. Rosemary Hickey-Vargas1,
  2. Janet M. Hergt2 and
  3. Piera Spadea3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM088p0175

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

How to Cite

Hickey-Vargas, R., Hergt, J. M. and Spadea, P. (1995) The Indian Ocean-Type Isotopic Signature in Western Pacific Marginal Basins: Origin and Significance, 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/GM088p0175

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA

  2. 2

    School of Earth Sciences, the University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia

  3. 3

    Institution Di Scienze Della Terra, Universita Udine, Viale Ungerhia, 1-33100, Italy

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

  • Marginal Basin Sites Sampled

  • Isotopic Results

  • Evidence for an Indian Ocean-Type Isotopic Signature in Western Pacific Marginal Basins

  • Origin of the Indian Ocean-Type Isotopic Signature in Western Pacific Marginal Basins

  • Implications from Basin Evolution for Upper Mantle Dynamics

  • Problems For Future Research