When Continents Collide: Geodynamics and Geochemistry of Ultrahigh-Pressure Rocks by Bradley HackerWhen Continents Collide: Geodynamics and Geochemistry of Ultrahigh-Pressure Rocks by Bradley Hacker

When Continents Collide: Geodynamics and Geochemistry of Ultrahigh-Pressure Rocks

byBradley HackerEditorJ.G. Liou

Paperback | December 4, 2010

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2Gpa has increased to more than 15. This indicates that subduction of continental fragments to depths of 100-150 km may have played a significant role in the formation of mountain belts. This volume brings together the geochemical, geophysical and geodynamical approaches to study the processes active during ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) tectonics. The collection of papers demarkates the frontier of our understanding of the creation, preservation, and exhumation of ultrahigh-pressure rocks. Audience: This volume will be of interest to any earth scientist interested in ultrahigh pressure processes and the formation and modification of continental crust.
Title:When Continents Collide: Geodynamics and Geochemistry of Ultrahigh-Pressure RocksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:325 pagesPublished:December 4, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048140285

ISBN - 13:9789048140282

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Active Crustal Subduction and Exhumation in Taiwan; C.H. Lin, S.W. Roecker. 2. Melting of Crustal Rocks During Continental Collision and Subduction; A.E.P. Douce, T.C. McCarthy. 3. Rheology of crustal Rocks at Ultrahigh Pressure; B. Stöckhert, J. Renner. 4. Thermal Controls on Slab Breakoff and the Rise of High-Pressure Rocks During Continental Collisions; J.H. Davies, F. von Blanckenburg. 5. Exhumation of Ultrahigh-Pressure Rocks: Thermal Boundary Conditions and Cooling History; B. Grasemann, et al. 6. Active Tectonics and Ultrahigh-Pressure Rocks; A.E. Blythe. 7. K-Ar (40Ar/39Ar) Geochronology of Ultrahigh Pressure Rocks; S. Scaillet. 8. Geochemical and Isotopic Characteristics of UHP Eclogites and Ultramafic Rocks of the Dabie Orogen: Implications for Continental Subduction and Collisional Tectonics; B.M. Jahn. 9. Stable Isotope Geochemistry of Ultrahigh-Pressure Rocks; D. Rumble. 10. Tracing the Extent of a UHP Metamorphic Terrane: Mineral-Inclusion Study of Zircons in Gneisses from the Dabie Shan; H. Tabata, et al. 11. H2O Recycling During Continental Collision: Phase-Equilibrium and Kinetic Considerations; W.G. Ernst, et al. 12. Influence of Fluid and Deformation on Metamorphism of the Deep Crust and Consequences for the Geodynamics of Collision Zones; H. Austrheim.