Mountain-Building in Taiwan and the Critical Wedge Model

  1. Gray E. Bebout,
  2. David W. Scholl,
  3. Stephen H. Kirby and
  4. John P. Platt
  1. Chi-Yuen Wang1,
  2. Adam Ellwood1,
  3. Francis Wu2,
  4. Ruey-Juin Rau2 and
  5. Horng-Yuan Yen3

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM096p0049

Subduction Top to Bottom

Subduction Top to Bottom

How to Cite

Wang, C.-Y., Ellwood, A., Wu, F., Rau, R.-J. and Yen, H.-Y. (1996) Mountain-Building in Taiwan and the Critical Wedge Model, 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/GM096p0049

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY 13902

  3. 3

    Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900780

Online ISBN: 9781118664575



  • Subduction zones


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geologic Models

  • Gravity Evidence

  • Seismic Tomography Evidence

  • Discussion