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Emplacement Mechanisms of Nappes and Thrust Sheets

by Merle, Olivier

  • ISBN: 9780792348795
  • ISBN10: 0792348796

Emplacement Mechanisms of Nappes and Thrust Sheets

by Merle, Olivier

  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • Publish date: 10/31/1998
  • ISBN: 9780792348795
  • ISBN10: 0792348796
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Description: Preface. 1: The Concept of Thrusting. 1.1. Nappes, Thrusts and Fold-Nappes. 1.2. Thick and Thin-Skinned Thrusting. 1.3. Ramp and Flat Geometry. 1.4. The Concept of Displacement. 1.5. The Measurement of Displacement. 2: Background. 2.1. Historical Overview of the Discovery of Nappes. 2.2. The Problem of Nappe Emplacement. 3: Mechanics. 3.1. The Mechanical Paradox. 3.2. Resolution of the Mechanical Paradox. 3.3. Composite Models. 3.4. The Role of Erosion. 3.5. Classification of Emplacement Mechanisms. 4: Kinematics. 4.1. The Kinematics Approach. 4.2. Theoretical and Experimental Strain Patterns. 4.3. Displacement Trajectory. 4.4. Folding. 4.5. Emergent Ramp. 4.6. Lateral Ramps. 5: A Few Examples from the Alpine Chain. 5.1. The Internal Zone: Crustal Thrusts and Deep Nappes. 5.2. The Helvetic Nappes: Extrusion, Spreading and Ductile Gliding. 5.3. The Pre-Alps: Rigid Gliding. 5.4. Molasses: Testimony of Crustal Thickening. 5.5. The Jura: A Fold and Thrust Belt. 5.6. The Southern Alps: Rear Compression. Bibliography. Index.
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