Navigation Links
Lithosphere interprets earth
Date:9/20/2013

on of this mountain chain in Central Iberia, Spain. Due to the collision of continents Gondwana and Laurussia back then, the Earth's crust in this zone became very thick, to a point that rocks started to flow laterally in order to compensate such a gravitational disequilibrium in the margins of these two continents. This way, the rocks located deep inside that mountain belt accommodated large lateral displacements, and therefore they were strongly deformed. Thanks to erosion, today it is possible to recognize the mechanisms by which those rocks were deformed, being the formation of kilometer-scale folds affecting the different layers of rock one of the most important.


Laurentian origin for the North Slope of Alaska: Implications for the tectonic evolution of the Arctic
Justin V. Strauss et al., Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 20 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA; Francis A. Macdonald, John F. Taylor, John E. Repetski, and William C. McClelland; http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/L284.1.

The Arctic region remains a modern-day frontier for geologists. Both the tectonic history of the circum-Arctic continental margins and a comprehensive model to explain the opening of the Arctic Ocean are still hotly debated. This is mostly due to a lack of field-based geological data from this remote part of the planet. In this paper, Justin Strauss and colleagues provide new geochronological and paleontological data from the Brooks Range of Alaska that help elucidate the origin and travels of Arctic Alaska, a continental fragment that was accreted to the northwestern margin of North America in the Jurassic-Cretaceous. Based on these new data, we show that Arctic Alaska most likely originated as a piece of eastern North America and was subsequently displaced to its current position in a complex series of Devonian-Carboniferous orogenic events in the Cana
'/>"/>

Contact: Kea Giles
kgiles@geosociety.org
Geological Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology news :

1. Lithosphere highlights: Slab dynamics, the Troodos ophiolite, and the Jurassic Bonanza arc
2. Spread of crop pests threatens global food security as Earth warms
3. Not the end of the world: Why Earths greatest mass extinction was the making of modern mammals
4. Geoscientists unearth mineral-making secrets potentially useful for new technologies
5. Tropical ecosystems regulate variations in Earths carbon dioxide levels
6. Geology tracks eruptions, earthquakes, erosion, extinctions & more
7. Chapman University unearths data in animal habitat selection that counters current convention
8. Researchers unearth bioenergy potential in leaf-cutter ant communities
9. Earthquake swarms; marine Ediacaran fossil traces; Alca obsidian; Mammoth Mountain
10. New study proposes solution to long-running debate as to how stable the Earth system is
11. A majority on Earth face severe self-inflicted water woes within 2 generations: Scientists
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/21/2015)... According to a new ... Software, Services), by Applications (Surveillance (Airborne, Maritime, Land), ... (Military & Defense & Commercial) - Global Forecast ... is expected to grow from $7252.0 Million in ... Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.6%. ...
(Date:5/19/2015)... 2015 Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has received ... FPC1155 and FPC1035 from one if its module partners. Deliveries ... Q3 2015 and the sensors will be used by smartphone ... for 2015 hereby amount to 740 MSEK to date. In ... MSEK and a number of smaller orders not separately communicated ...
(Date:5/14/2015)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5whpxg/fingerprint ) has ... in Smart Mobile Devices " report to their ... a watershed year for fingerprint sensors in smartphones and ... gave fingerprint sensors a raison d,etre in the mobile ... a must-have feature in flagship smartphones. The ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Thermal Imaging Market Worth $9,998.9 Million by 2020 2Thermal Imaging Market Worth $9,998.9 Million by 2020 3Thermal Imaging Market Worth $9,998.9 Million by 2020 4Fingerprint Cards Receives Touch Fingerprint Sensor Order of SEK 230 Million and Raises Revenue Guidance for 2015 2Global Smart Mobile Devices Fingerprint Sensors Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Authentec, Validity Sensors, Fingerprint Cards, Next Biometrics Group. IDEX, and Qualcomm 2
... design of vaccines is rapidly expanding their use, safety, and ... of OMICS sciences for global health and vaccine design is ... special issue of OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology ... Inc . The issue is available free online . ...
... promiscuous in order to screen out sperm from genetically incompatible ... Anglia (UEA). Published tomorrow in the journal ... of why females in most species mate with multiple males ... and promiscuity can carry fatal risks for the female. ...
... announced that Prof. Madhav Marathe has been selected as ... George A. Michael Distinguished Scholar is an annual award ... time carrying out research at the Institute for Scientific ... intent of the scholarship is to foster long-term collaboration ...
Cached Biology News:21st century vaccines -- innovation in design and rational use 221st century vaccines -- innovation in design and rational use 3Female promiscuity can rescue populations from harmful effects of inbreeding 2Female promiscuity can rescue populations from harmful effects of inbreeding 3
(Date:5/27/2015)... The Medical Innovation Impact Index (MI3), a new ... innovation, has been developed at the Initiative for ... ( FDU ) Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. ... FDA (Food & Drug Administration) draft guidance documents and ... medical devices. , “The main impediment to innovation ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... May 26, 2015 The University ... the Max Planck Society establishing the Max ... The center will link two of the world's foremost ... be only the third Max Planck Centre in North ... society for optics and photonics, was with university ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... GERMANY (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 ... R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) announces that ... good manufacturing practice (GMP) certification from EXCiPACT™, an ... of pharmaceutical excipients. , All three ... of pharmaceutical grade excipient silica gels have now ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... HILDEN, Deutschland, May 26, 2015 ... ®   ermöglicht klinischen Laboren ... dazugehöriger Berichte; Vorstellung auf den Konferenzen ClinGen, ... N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime ... QIAGEN Clinical Insight ® (QCI™) bekannt. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Medical Innovation Impact Index Launched at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Initiative for Patient-Centered Innovation (iPCI) under the Rothman Institute 2Third Max Planck Centre in North America Inaugurated at University of Ottawa 2Third Max Planck Centre in North America Inaugurated at University of Ottawa 3CORRECTION: Grace European Facility Receives GMP Excipient Certification for SYLOID® FP Silica Gel 2QIAGEN bringt klinische Bioinformatik-Plattform für Next Generation Sequencing-Anwendungen auf den Markt 2QIAGEN bringt klinische Bioinformatik-Plattform für Next Generation Sequencing-Anwendungen auf den Markt 3QIAGEN bringt klinische Bioinformatik-Plattform für Next Generation Sequencing-Anwendungen auf den Markt 4QIAGEN bringt klinische Bioinformatik-Plattform für Next Generation Sequencing-Anwendungen auf den Markt 5QIAGEN bringt klinische Bioinformatik-Plattform für Next Generation Sequencing-Anwendungen auf den Markt 6
... Pairing traditional quality,tools with innovations like ... reduce waste, meet customer expectations and stay,afloat ... Improvement Leaders,Produce Profits in Recessions, the 10th ... LLC,s GLOBAL BENCHMARKING COUNCIL,executives from leading companies ...
... Employers Across Life Sciences Industry -, ROCKLAND, Mass., ... KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that it has been ... biotechnology and,pharmaceutical industries, ranking number 7 out of the ... honored that the scientific community has recognized EMD Serono,as ...
... Pa., Oct. 9 Environmental,Tectonics Corporation,s (Amex: ... announced the sale of three (3) additional BARA-MED(R) ... Comprehensive Healthcare Solutions, a growing company who ... throughout the,United States, has purchased a total of ...
Cached Biology Technology:Six Sigma and Social Media: Tools for Reducing Costs, Improving Processes 2EMD Serono Named as a Top Employer by Science Magazine 2Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces a Multiple Sale of Hyperbaric Monoplace Chambers to Comprehensive Healthcare Solutions 2Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces a Multiple Sale of Hyperbaric Monoplace Chambers to Comprehensive Healthcare Solutions 3Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces a Multiple Sale of Hyperbaric Monoplace Chambers to Comprehensive Healthcare Solutions 4
Rat polyclonal to acetyl Salicylic Acid ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
Mouse monoclonal [DJR3] to DcR1 (Phycoerythrin) ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 8794 SwissProtID: O14798...
GBL Antibody...
Human acetylcholine receptor (AChR)-alpha. Exhibits homogenous, high affinity,binding to the receptor. Binds weakly to a64-78. Inhibits binding of many,myasthenia gravis sera to human AChR....
Biology Products: