Arc-Continent Collision


ISBN: 978-3-540-88557-3 (Print) 978-3-540-88558-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. The Main Players

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-21

      Rifted Margins: Building Blocks of Later Collision

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-51

      Intra-oceanic Subduction Zones

    4. Chapter

      Pages 53-86

      The Subductability of Continental Lithosphere: The Before and After Story

    5. Chapter

      Pages 87-119

      The Seismic Structure of Island Arc Crust

    6. Chapter

      Pages 121-144

      Vertical Stratification of Composition, Density, and Inferred Magmatic Processes in Exposed Arc Crustal Sections

    7. Chapter

      Pages 145-159

      The Generation and Preservation of Mineral Deposits in Arc–Continent Collision Environments

  3. Specific Examples of Arc–Continent Collision

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

    2. Chapter

      Pages 163-211

      The Nature of the Banda Arc–Continent Collision in the Timor Region

    3. Chapter

      Pages 213-245

      The Arc–Continent Collision in Taiwan

    4. Chapter

      Pages 247-277

      Early Eocene Arc–Continent Collision in Kamchatka, Russia: Structural Evolution and Geodynamic Model

    5. Chapter

      Pages 279-309

      The Asia–Kohistan–India Collision: Review and Discussion

    6. Chapter

      Pages 311-340

      Processes of Arc–Continent Collision in the Uralides

    7. Chapter

      Pages 341-371

      The Record of Ordovician Arc–Arc and Arc–Continent Collisions in the Canadian Appalachians During the Closure of Iapetus

    8. Chapter

      Pages 373-401

      Arc–Continent Collision in the Ordovician of Western Ireland: Stratigraphic, Structural and Metamorphic Evolution

    9. Chapter

      Pages 403-427

      Multiple Arc Development in the Paleoproterozoic Wopmay Orogen, Northwest Canada

  4. Models of Arc–Continent Collision Processes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 429-429

    2. Chapter

      Pages 431-444

      The Origin of Obducted Large-Slab Ophiolite Complexes

    3. Chapter

      Pages 445-473

      Physical Modeling of Arc–Continent Collision: A Review of 2D, 3D, Purely Mechanical and Thermo‐Mechanical Experimental Models

  5. Putting it All Together

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 475-475

    2. Chapter

      Pages 477-493

      Arc–Continent Collision: The Making of an Orogen

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 489-489