Moscow University Geology Bulletin

, Volume 69, Issue 6, pp 379–389 | Cite as

A joint analysis of the gravity and anomalous magnetic fields in studying the tectonosphere structure in the southern Indian Ocean



Structural analysis of potential fields jointly with other geologic-geophysical data (first of all, those from seismic surveys, drilling, and dredging) can solve many disputable problems regarding the structure and evolution of the tectonosphere. A structural analysis was made for the southern Indian Ocean in the present work and the results were compared with the seismic tomography data on the same area. The lithosphere types for the main structures in the studied area were inferred; these types are the basis for further construction of the model of the evolution of the tectonosphere of the southern Indian Ocean.


potential fields seismic tomography tectonosphere Indian Ocean 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GeologyMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Museum of Earth ScienceMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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