Recent Progress on the Plate Motion Relative to Hotspots

  1. Mark A. Richards,
  2. Richard G. Gordon and
  3. Rob D. Van Der Hilst
  1. Yasushi Harada1 and
  2. Yozo Hamano2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM121p0327

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

How to Cite

Harada, Y. and Hamano, Y. (2000) Recent Progress on the Plate Motion Relative to Hotspots, 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/GM121p0327

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geographical Survey Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

  2. 2

    Department of Earth and Planetary Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo, Japan

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

  • Former Studies on the Determination of the Plate Motion With Respect to Hotspots

  • A New Technique for Obtaining Precise Positions of Total Rotation Poles

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • Appendix : Geometrical Explanation of the New Method