On the Determination of Self-Consistent Strain Rate Fields Within Zones of Distributed Continental Deformation

  1. Mark A. Richards,
  2. Richard G. Gordon and
  3. Rob D. Van Der Hilst
  1. William E. Holt1,
  2. Bingming Shen-Tu1,
  3. John Haines2 and
  4. James Jackson2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM121p0113

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

How to Cite

Holt, W. E., Shen-Tu, B., Haines, J. and Jackson, J. (2000) On the Determination of Self-Consistent Strain Rate Fields Within Zones of Distributed Continental Deformation, in The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions (eds M. A. Richards, R. G. Gordon and R. D. Van Der Hilst), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM121p0113

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geosciences, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY

  2. 2

    Bullard Laboratories, University of Cambridge, U.K.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909790

Online ISBN: 9781118668535

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Keywords:

  • Plate tectonics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Parameterizing a Continuous Velocity Field

  • Deformation in the Western US Inferred From Quaternary Fault Slip Rates, Gps and VLBI Velocities

  • A Joint Inversion of Quaternary Strain Rates and Gps Velocities in Central and East Asia

  • The Velocity Field in the Aegean Defined by Earthquakes and SLR Data

  • Conclusions