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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/161782
Description: The vigour of convection in the Earth's mantle declines over time because of the decay of internal heat sources. Decaying heat sources alone would imply a gradual thermal change from the Archaean to t ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/297726
Description: We compare the factors which affect the movement of Tibetan Plateau by building three types of finite element models: an elastic materials (M-EC), a continuous model composed by non-linear materials ( ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/154189
Description: A new method to locate the epicentre of regional seismic events is developed with strengths and limitations complementary to existing location methods. This new technique is based on applying empirica ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/146863
Description: U/Pb detrital zircon ages from global modern river sediments define eight peak clusters centered at 2700, 2500, 2010, 1840, 1600, 1150, 600, and 300 Ma. These clusters extend vertically into both posi ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 040400 Geophysics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/294502
Description: Arctic Ocean freshening can exert a controlling influence on global climate, triggering strong feedbacks on ocean-atmospheric processes and affecting the global cycling of the world's oceans. Glacier- ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130611
Description: Two end member geodynamic settings produce the observed examples of rapid voluminous felsic (rhyolitic) magmatism through time. The first is driven by mantle plume head arrival underneath a continent ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: chi
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/158130
Description: Peking University deployed two linear arrays (140 km apart) of 45 portable broadband seismometers across the southern part of Shanxi Rift during August 2006 to March 2008. Using the ambient noise reco ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/151606
Description: Plate tectonics and mantle plumes explain most volcanism on earth, but there are numerous actively forming linear volcanic chains in the middle of tectonic plates that are not explained by these theor ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/297749
Description: Based on the elastic dislocation theory, multilayered crustal model, and rupture model obtained by seismic waveform inversion, we calculated the co- and post-seismic surface deformation and gravity ch ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 040300 Geology | 040400 Geophysics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/135108
Description: Recent geophysical and geochemical studies suggest that some subduction zones have a significant component of trench-parallel flow that is difficult to reconcile with conventional 2D corner-flow model ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/215264
Description: The compressibilities of two AFm phases (strätlingite and calcium hemicarboaluminate hydrate) and hydrogarnet were obtained up to 5 GPa by using synchrotron high-pressure X-ray powder diffraction with ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/150346
Description: This study evaluates the fabric defined by magnetite grains in a syntectonically deformed granite and deciphers the processes that led to magnetite fabric development. Anisotropy of anhysteretic reman ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/154181
Description: The convergence between the Indian continent and the southern margin of Eurasia has eventually led to the growth of the Tibetan Plateau eastward. Various models have suggested that a large-scale flow ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 040400 Geophysics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/290211
Description: Tibetan area is the most active continental collision zone on earth. Several major earthquakes occurred around the boundaries of Tibetan plateau and caused massive damages and casualties. The dynamics ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/297596
Description: Peridotite xenoliths from the Kilbourne Hole maar, New Mexico, consist of spinel lherzolite, harzburgite, and dunite. Because Kilbourne Hole erupted at approximately 10. ka, these xenoliths represent ... More
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