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Comparison of crust and upper mantle structure between shield and island arc areas

Ilkka Noponen

Comparison of crust and upper mantle structure between shield and island arc areas

by Ilkka Noponen

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Published by University of Helsinki, Dept. of Geophysics in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Earth,
  • Baltic States.,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Shields (Geology) -- Baltic States.,
    • Island arcs -- Japan.,
    • Earth -- Crust.,
    • Earth -- Mantle.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIlkka Noponen.
      SeriesReport series in geophysics ;, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE511 .N66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 13, [3] p. :
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4594242M
      ISBN 109514504429
      LC Control Number77356648

      crust: Earth's thin, rocky outer skin 2 types of crust: continental crust; oceanic crust; mantle: solid, rocky shell that extends to km upper mantle; lithosphere: consists of the entire crust, and uppoermost mantle and forms Earth's cool, rigid outershell asthenosphere: below the lithosphere, zone of weak material where rock is easily deformed transition zone. The upper mantle forms part of the Earth's lithosphere, where earthquakes and volcanic activities frequently occur along plate boundaries. The upper mantle is separated from the crust by the Mohorivicic discontinuity, commonly referred to as "Moho," which derived its name from the Croatian scientist Andrija Mohorovicic.

        Summary. A number of different geodynamic models have been proposed to explain the early tectonic evolution of the Baltic Shield. To provide additional geophysCited by: Wolfram H. Geissler, Wilfried Jokat, Marion Jegen and Kiyoshi Baba, Thickness of the oceanic crust, the lithosphere, and the mantle transition zone in the vicinity of the Tristan da Cunha hot spot estimated from ocean-bottom and ocean-island seismometer receiver functions, Tectonophysics, /, , (), ().

      10Be created by cosmic rays + oxygen and nitrogen in upper atmosphere and is eventually incorporated in clay-rich oceanic sediments. 10Be has a half-life of only Ma so after ~6 half lives (10 Ma), 10Be is no longer detectableBe/9Be averages about x in the uppermost oceanic sediments but in mantle-derived MORB and OIB magmas, & continentalFile Size: 2MB. The tectonic plates are made up of Earth’s crust and the upper part of the mantle layer underneath. Together the crust and upper mantle are called the lithosphe 1. Log in. Join now. 1. Log in. Join now. Ask your question. jessicai2tNazrobbie7 11/06/ Biology High School +5 pts. answered The upper mantle and the crust comprise the See.


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Comparison of crust and upper mantle structure between shield and island arc areas by Ilkka Noponen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Seismic Structure of Island Arc Crust. per crust and upper mantle is not strongly affected by. Fig. Comparison of island arc velocity functions with. Representative 1D velocity depth functions for island arc crust were calculated by averaging the sections of the 2D arc velocity models listed in Table (but excluding the continental part of Aleutian line A3) using three difference reference datums: mean sea level, the seafloor (taken to be the km s −1 isovelocity contour), and the top of the igneous crust (Fig.

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Summarized crust and upper mantle structure of the central North Island. P wave speeds are given in km s −1. Note the arched shape of the crust—mantle transition zone across the central North Island.

Mantle velocities under the western North Island are from Stern () and slab velocities from Reyners (). Approximate extent of the new Cited by: the models are consistent with the presence of a continental structure.

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We determined the seismic velocity structure of the crust and upper mantle beneath this Cited by: 5. The rapakivis in southeastern Finland and Russian Karelia cover a total area of more t km 2 and comprise the Proterozoic ( Ga) anorogenic Wiborg, Ahvenisto, Suomenniemi, and Onas batholiths, and associated mafic rocks.

A model of the crustal and upper mantle structure in this area based on gravity, aeromagnetic, deep seismic sounding, and petrophysical data is by: The movement of large areas of seafloor in both directions away from mid-oceanic ridges.

It can be igneous or sedimentary. Changes due to temperature and high pressure in the deep crust and upper mantle. Shale -> slate, Sandstone -> quartzite, Limestone -> marble Norco RCC GEG-1 w/ Professor Romy Christov Terms. RickGarcia Norco. The average density of the Earth is g/cm 3 ; whereas the average density of the continental crust is g/cm 3 a nd oceanic crust is g/cm 3.

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Crust and Upper Mantle of the Pacific Area contains a special collection of articles based on papers presented at the Symposium on the Upper Mantle Project held at the Pacific Science Congress, Tokyo, August In order to provide a more comprehensive collection, additional papers were invited from.

An ophiolite is a section of the Earth's oceanic crust and the underlying upper mantle that has been uplifted and exposed above sea level and often emplaced onto continental crustal rocks. The Greek word ὄφις, ophis (snake) is found in the name of ophiolites, because of the superficial texture of some of tinite especially evokes a snakeskin.

sion, underplating, and volcanism in east central Oregon. Comparison of east central Oregon with other continental back arc areas shows similarities in crustal thickness, velocity, and heat flow.

INTRODUCTION East central Oregon is divided into several physiographic provinces including the High Cascades, High Lava Plains, and the Basin and by: Crust and upper mantle Mantle transition zone Lower-crustal ductile flows abstract A temporary seismological network of broadband three-component stations has been deployed N–S to investigate the crust and upper mantle structure across the Ordos Block and the Yinshan Mountains.

In striking contrast to the jelly sandwich model, some researchers have suggested that the strength of continental lithosphere resides entirely in the crust and that the upper mantle is significantly weaker owing to high temperature and weakening by water (Jackson ) (Figure 1b).Proponents of this model, later termed the crème brûlée model by Burov & Watts (), also infer a close Cited by: Deep Earth Structure – Upper Mantle Structure: Global Isotropic and Anisotropic Elastic Tomography Chapter December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Active foundering of a continental arc root beneath the southern Sierra Nevada in California States, with implications for upper mantle structure and dynamics. and comparison Cited by:   A detailed structural model of the crust, subducting slab, and underlying upper mantle across the northern Izu-Ogasawara (Bonin) island arc system is derived from a marine seismic reflection and ocean bottom seismographic refraction survey and subsequent forward modeling combined with tomographic inversion.

The model indicates that the crust is thickest beneath the presently active rift Cited by: Inan extensive seismic survey was conducted across the northern Izu-Ogasawara (Bonin) Island Arc system at 32° 15′ N between ° and ° E (Suyehiro et al., ; Takahashi et al., ) (Fig.

5).The marine seismological survey used controlled sources and local earthquakes to model the crust, the upper mantle, and the subducting slab. The Crust and Upper Mantle of the Pacific Area contains a special collection of articles based on papers presented at the Symposium on the Upper Mantle Project held at the Pacific Science Congress, Tokyo, August In order to provide a more comprehensive collection, additional papers were invited from the geophysics section of the Congress.

A review of crust/upper mantle structure in the Precambrian areas of Australia and implications for Precambrian crustal evolution. Precambr. Res. 40–41, – ().Cited by:. In contrast, upper mantle is highly anisotropic, with velocities ranging from ∼ km/s to km/s (e.g., Hess, ), and mantle structure indicates strong age-dependent changes, probably due to elevated temperatures and the presence of partial melt characterizing lithosphere younger than ca.

10 Ma (e.g., Grevemeyer et al., ). We Cited by:   Oceanic crust, being so thin, is a very small fraction of the Earth -- about percent -- but its life cycle serves to separate the contents of the upper mantle into a heavy residue and a lighter set of basaltic rocks.

It also extracts the so-called incompatible elements, which don't fit into mantle minerals and move into the liquid : Andrew Alden.The major divisions of the Earth's interior-crust, mantle and core-have been known from seismology for about 70 years.

These are based on the reflection and refraction of P- and S-waves. The boundary between the crust and mantle is called the MohoroviCiC discontinuity (M-discontinuity or Moho for short) after the Croatian seismologist who discov.