Accretionary Mechanics with Properties that Vary in Space and Time

  1. Gray E. Bebout,
  2. David W. Scholl,
  3. Stephen H. Kirby and
  4. John P. Platt
  1. Dan M. Davis

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM096p0039

Subduction Top to Bottom

Subduction Top to Bottom

How to Cite

Davis, D. M. (1996) Accretionary Mechanics with Properties that Vary in Space and Time, in Subduction Top to Bottom (eds G. E. Bebout, D. W. Scholl, S. H. Kirby and J. P. Platt), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM096p0039

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth and Space Sciences, SUNY-Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900780

Online ISBN: 9781118664575

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Keywords:

  • Subduction zones

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Limits of Simple Models

  • Major Discrete Mechanical Contrasts (Backstops)

  • Initiation of Localized Slip

  • Seismic Front

  • Summary