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Author Tommasi, A. ♦ Vauchez, A.
Source United States Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Content type Text
Language English
Subject Keyword GEOSCIENCES ♦ PLATE TECTONICS ♦ DEFORMATION ♦ STRAINS ♦ BRAZIL ♦ SHEAR ♦ BOUNDARY CONDITIONS ♦ VISCOSITY
Abstract Numerical methods were used to investigate the deformation of a continental plate in northeastern Brazil. Of particular interest are the perturbations induced by a stiff compressional deformation of a highly heterogeneous continental lithosphere on the development of a shear zone formed at the termination of a stiff block.
ISSN 01480227
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1995-11-10
Publisher Place United States
Journal Journal of Geophysical Research
Volume Number 100
Issue Number B11


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