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Plate tectonics & crustal evolution

Kent C. Condie

Plate tectonics & crustal evolution

by Kent C. Condie

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth -- Crust.,
  • Plate tectonics.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPlate tectonics and crustal evolution.
    Statementby Kent C. Condie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE511 .C66 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 476 p. :
    Number of Pages476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2045859M
    ISBN 100080348742, 0080348734
    LC Control Number88022931

    Get this from a library! Plate tectonics and crustal evolution. [Kent C Condie] -- This comprehensive text has established itself over the past 20 years as the definitive work in its fields, presenting a thorough coverage of this key area of structural geology in a way which is.   Book Name: Plate Tectonics and Crustal Evolution,Fourth edition By: Kent C. Condie New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro, New Mexico.

    Of the planets in the solar system, only Earth has extant plate tectonics. Past and present crustal mobility and deformation, indicative of convective processes, is evident in other planets and moons, but only on Earth do plates form a lithospheric thermal boundary conduction layer that is broken into a number of torsionally rigid spherical caps or shells, whose relative motion can be. Tectonics and crustal evolution peaks and troughs of ages. Much of it has focused discussion on the extent to which the generation and evolution of Earth’s crust is driven by deep-seated processes, such as mantle plumes, or is primarily in response to plate tectonic processes that .

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This substantially revised edition includes recently published information relating to plate tectonics Plate tectonics & crustal evolution book continental origin. A large number of new figures have been added, and new sections included on meteorites, seismic tomography, mantle convection, accretionary terranes, mantle sources and evolution, continental growth, secular changes in Earth history, also a new chapter on exogenic Earth Cited by: Plate tectonics provides valuable insight into the mechanisms by which the Earth's crust and mantle have evolved.

Plate tectonics is a unifying model that attempts to explain the origin of patterns of deformation in the crust, earthquake distribution, continental drift, and mid-ocean ridges, as well as provides a cooling mechanism for the Earth.

The book is not a first introduction to geology or plate tectonics. In the book, the author all the time quests (in a critical and scientific way) for underlying MECHANISMS that might explain why the crust behaves as it does.

This is the strong point of this book. It doesn't merely cover "facts", but seeks to uncover s: 5. Plate Tectonics & Crustal Evolution, Second Edition covers the role of plate tectonics in the geologic past in light of existing geologic evidence, and examples of plate reconstructions.

The book discusses the important physical and chemical properties of the crust and upper mantle in terms of models for crustal origin and Edition: 2. This substantially revised edition includes recently published information relating to plate tectonics and continental origin.

A large number of new figures have been added, and new sections included on meteorites, seismic tomography, mantle convection, accretionary terranes, mantle sources and evolution, continental growth, secular changes in Earth history, also a new chapter on exogenic Earth.

Plate Tectonics and Crustal Evolution. This comprehensive text has established itself over the past 20 years as the definitive work in its fields, presenting a thorough coverage of this key area of structural geology in a way which is ideally suited to /5(4).

Preface. Introduction. Origin of the earth-moon system. The mantle and core. The crust. Plate tectonics. Tectonic settings.

Magma associations and mantle sources. Phanerozoic orogenic systems. Precambrian crustal provinces. Origin and evolution of the crust and mantle. Exogenic earth systems. References. Index. Plate 1 - Tectonic Book Edition: 3.

This book looks at the key topics and questions relating to the evolution of the Earth's crust and mantle over the last 4 billion years. Data from the fields of oceanography, geophysics, planetology, and geochemistry are synthesised to provide a comprehensive account, and the role of plate tectonics in the geological past is examined via geological evidence and proposed plate by: Plate Tectonics and Crustal Evolution Kent C.

Condie This comprehensive text has established itself over the past 20 years as the definitive work in its fields, presenting a thorough coverage of this key area of structural geology in a way which is ideally suited to advanced undergraduate and masters courses. Ever since plate tectonics revolutionized Earth science, university courses presenting Earth processes in the framework of plate tectonics have become as plentiful as earthquakes.

Consequently, this segment of the textbook market, which includes popular classroom classics such as Keary and Vine's Global Tectonics, is heavily : Dietmar Mueller. Plate Tectonics and Crustal Evolution.

Authors. Dietmar Mueller. Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Ever since plate tectonics revolutionized Earth science, university courses presenting Earth processes in the framework of plate tectonics have become as plentiful as earthquakes.

Condie's book. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Plate tectonics & crustal evolution by Kent C. Condie,Butterworth Heinemann edition, in English - 4th :   Plate tectonics & crustal evolution by Kent C.

Condie; 10 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Crust, Plate tectonics, Earth, Earth - Crust; Places: Earth. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Condie, Kent C.

Plate tectonics & crustal evolution. New York: Pergamon Press, © (OCoLC) Tectonics and crustal evolution. The continental crust is the archive of Earth's history.

Its rock units record events that are heterogeneous in time with distinctive peaks and troughs of ages for igneous crystallization, metamorphism, continental margins, and mineralization.

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The thorough coverage means that it is also useful to a wider readership as an up to date survey of plate tectonics. The fourth edition brings the text fully up to date, with coverage of the latest research in crustal evolution, supercontinents, mass extinctions.

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Condie New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro, New Mexico.