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Understanding an Orogenic Belt

Structural Evolution of the Himalaya

Authors: Dubey, Ashok

  • Guide to understand the evolution of the Himalaya
  • Incorporates chapters on anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility, global positioning system, simultaneous development of folds and faults
  • Contains new model for formation of duplex structure and a new model for formation of klippe structure
  • Comprehensive interpretation of GPS data in active orogenic belts
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About this book

The book provides a model for the structural evolution of the Himalaya with relevant background information making it easily accessible to earth scientists specializing in other areas. The book is divided into two parts: The first part describes the basic principles of structural geology that are required to understand the evolutionary model described in the second part.

The book incorporates some of the commonly ignored structural features, such as Pre-Himalayan rift tectonics, reactivation of faults, simultaneous development of folds and thrust faults, superposed folds, strike-slip faults developed during early and superposed deformation, problems with GPS data, erratic crustal shortening obtained by restoration of deformed sections, etc. The proposed model is essentially based on inversion tectonics and provides answers to some previously unresolved questions. It describes in detail the structure of the Himalaya as a primary arc, with supporting evidence from model deformation under controlled boundary conditions and anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility studies.

 

About the authors

Ashok Dubey, Dehradun, India.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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eBook $99.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-05588-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-05587-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
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  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: November 3, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-35894-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Understanding an Orogenic Belt
Book Subtitle
Structural Evolution of the Himalaya
Authors
Series Title
Springer Geology
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-05588-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-05588-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-05587-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-35894-9
Series ISSN
2197-9545
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 401
Number of Illustrations and Tables
294 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
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