Sedimentation in Western Pacific Backarc Basins: New Insights from Recent ODP Drilling

  1. Brian Taylor and
  2. James Natland
  1. Kathleen M. Marsaglia1,
  2. Sam Boggs Jr.2,
  3. Peter Clift3,
  4. Abbas Seyedolali4 and
  5. Randall Smith5

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM088p0291

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

How to Cite

Marsaglia, K. M., Boggs, S., Clift, P., Seyedolali, A. and Smith, R. (1995) Sedimentation in Western Pacific Backarc Basins: New Insights from Recent ODP Drilling, 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/GM088p0291

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

  3. 3

    Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, Texas

  4. 4

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

  5. 5

    Department of Geology, California State University, Fresno, California

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

  • Sumisu Rift

  • Lau Basin

  • Sulu Basin

  • Japan Sea

  • Discussion and Conclusions