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Evolutionary Models of Convergent Margins

Origin of Their Diversity

Edited by Yasuto Itoh

Osaka Prefecture University

This book deals with recent developments in evolutionary models for convergent margins. Reflecting transient modes for oceanic plate convergence, such boundaries are sites of varied tectonic processes, which provoke vigorous material recycling and frequent natural disasters such as massive earthquakes and catastrophic volcanism. Therefore, the origin of their diversity has long been one of the most significant themes in Earth science. The important scientific results obtained by prominent researchers who contributed chapters to this book pave the way for further in-depth studies on mobile belt frontiers, where harsh conditions hinder efforts to understand the Earth's spatiotemporal changes.

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Evolutionary Models of Convergent MarginsOrigin of Their DiversityEdited by Yasuto Itoh

Published: June 21st 2017

DOI: 10.5772/63702

ISBN: 978-953-51-3288-2

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3287-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4783-1

Copyright year: 2017

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11366 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

24 Dimensions Citations


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1. Deposition and Deformation of Modern Accretionary-Type Forearc Basins: Linking Basin Formation and Accretionary Wedge Growth

By Atsushi Noda and Ayumu Miyakawa


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2. Cenozoic Fault Zone Activity and Geologic Evolution of the Offshore Regions of Fukushima and Miyagi Prefectures, Northeastern Japan, Based on Petroleum Exploration Data

By Hiroyuki Arato


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3. Three-Dimensional Architecture of the Median Tectonic Line in Southwest Japan Based on Detailed Reflection Seismic and Drilling Surveys

By Yasuto Itoh, Tomotaka Iwata and Keiji Takemura


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4. Inconsistent Structure and Motion of the Eastern Median Tectonic Line, Southwest Japan, during the Quaternary

By Shigekazu Kusumoto, Keiji Takemura and Yasuto Itoh


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5. Fission Track Thermochronology of Late Cretaceous Sandstones of the Izumi Group Adjacent to the Median Tectonic Line Active Fault System in Southwest Japan

By Yasuto Itoh, Paul F. Green, Keiji Takemura and Tomotaka Iwata


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6. Alteration Reaction and Mass Transfer via Fluids with Progress of Fracturing along the Median Tectonic Line, Mie Prefecture, Southwest Japan

By Yumi Kaneko, Toru Takeshita, Yuto Watanabe, Norio Shigematsu and Ko‐Ichiro Fujimoto


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7. Structural Features Along the Median Tectonic Line in Southwest Japan: An Example of Multiphase Deformation on an Arc‐Bisecting Fault

By Yasuto Itoh and Tomotaka Iwata


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8. Paleomagnetic Studies on Miocene Sequences of Hokutan and Tottori Groups in Southwest Japan: Implications for Middle Miocene Rotational Movement of Southwest Japan Block Associated with the Japan Sea Opening

By Naoto Ishikawa, Takashi Suzuki and Shiro Ishida


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9. Oki-Dozen Dike Swarm: Effect of the Regional Stress Field on Volcano-Tectonic Orientations

By Daisuke Miura, Kiyoshi Toshida, Ken-ichi Arai, Takeshi Wachi and Yutaka Wada


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10. Effectiveness for Determination of Depositional Age by Detrital Zircon U–Pb Age in the Cretaceous Shimanto Accretionary Complex of Japan

By Tetsuya Tokiwa, Makoto Takeuchi, Yusuke Shimura, Kazuho Shobu, Akari Ota, Koshi Yamamoto and Hiroshi Mori


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