Navigation Links
Team develops new, inexpensive method for understanding earthquake topography
Date:9/3/2014

e are looking for the relation between the hot material produced by the hotspot and the Gulf of Aden ridges, based on the study of seismical waves. We provide evidence that deep material undergoes a channelized flow from Afar hotspot toward the east along the oceanic ridges.

Kinematics of the Neogene Terror Rift: Constraints from calcite twinning strains in the ANDRILL McMurdo Ice Shelf (AND-1B) core, Victoria Land Basin, Antarctica

Timothy S. Paulsen et al., Dept. of Geology, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Boulevard, Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901, USA. Posted online 18 Aug. 2014; http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/GES01002.1. Themed issue: The ANDRILL McMurdo Ice Shelf (MIS) and Southern McMurdo Sound (SMS) Drilling Projects.

The Antarctic plate formed when the Gondwana supercontinent broke up, which was largely completed by ~80 million years ago. Rifting episodes have happened repeatedly within the plate since that time, but the associated intraplate motions are poorly known. These motions are important, however, for understanding plate break-up mechanisms and Mesozoic to Cenozoic global plate motions. Paulsen et al. present new data constraining the intraplate motions during the young "Terror Rift" deformation from 13.6 to 4.3 million years ago. Shortening and extension directions were measured from mechanical twins in calcite filling fractures cutting sedimentary and volcanic rocks recovered by the ANDRILL (ANtarctic geologic DRILLing) McMurdo Ice Shelf (MIS) AND-1B drill core. Results show dominant subvertical shortening, a northwest-southeast stretching direction, and no significant horizontal shortening. Vertical shortening was induced by sedimentary and ice sheet loading and horizontal stretching is most likely related to extension orthogonal to Terror Rift, but could also be due to partitioning of deformation in an extensional regime that includes a co
'/>"/>

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

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology news :

1. Pitt Engineering develops strategic alliance with Lubrizol Corp.
2. Singapore team develops Asias first genetic test that can prevent corneal blindness
3. ETH student develops filter for clean water around the world
4. A start-up at NJIT develops bleeding-control gel for brain surgery
5. Penn research develops onion vesicles for drug delivery
6. Healthy tissue grafted to the brains of Huntingtons patients also develops the disease
7. CSIC develops a software able to identify and track an specific individual within a group
8. How kids brain structures grow as memory develops
9. Gauging the impact of tropical forest logging: Winrock develops new method for quantifying carbon emissions
10. AZTI-Tecnalia develops a methodology for authenticating canned tuna species within 24 hours
11. Virginia Tech researcher develops energy-dense sugar battery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Team develops new, inexpensive method for understanding earthquake topography
(Date:12/5/2014)... 4, 2014  Tute Genomics, a leader in cloud-based ... Series A1 funding led by UK-based Eurovestech. Peak Ventures ... the investment round. "We are at a ... next-generation sequencing and seeks new approaches for the diagnosis, ... , MD MBA, and CEO of Tute Genomics. "One ...
(Date:12/3/2014)... 2, 2014   Marvin Test Solutions , ... solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing organizations, today ... successful TS-900 PXI semiconductor test platform . ... high-end systems to customers at a fraction of ... traditional ATE. "Our semiconductor customers ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... -- According to a new market research ... Access Control, Intrusion Detection, Parking Management, Under Vehicle Inspection), ... Geography - Global Forecasts to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, ... around $25 Billion in 2014 and is expected to ... of 8.69%. Browse 116 market data Tables ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 2Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 3Marvin Test Solutions Brings New Capabilities to PXI-Based Semiconductor Test with TS-960 2Marvin Test Solutions Brings New Capabilities to PXI-Based Semiconductor Test with TS-960 3Industrial Security Systems Market Worth $38 Billion by 2020 2Industrial Security Systems Market Worth $38 Billion by 2020 3
... Thirty million years ago, before Ethiopia,s mountainous highlands ... zone had warmer soil temperatures, higher rainfall and different ... new research of fossil soils found in the central ... Earth Sciences at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and ...
... software* created at the National Institute of Standards and Technology ... to improve the efficiency of a pneumonia vaccine testing method ... Pneumonia is the world,s leading cause of death in children ... to elderly adults. The leading cause of pneumonia worldwide is ...
... on engineered proteins represent a new frontier for pharmaceutical ... form the basis of the next wonder drug, however, ... produce large quantities of the protein in a highly ... biochemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology ...
Cached Biology News:Ethiopia's climate 27 million years ago had higher rainfall, warmer soil 2Scientists create NICE solution to pneumonia vaccine testing problems 2Biochemical 'on-switch' could solve protein purification challenge 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 ... and targeting Swiss biotechnology company, Syngenta, are in the ... for pretrial proceedings. The consolidated case is In Re: ... in the U.S. District Court for the District of ... litigation (MDL) has been handed over to U.S. District ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 ... series is designed to introduce cutting edge ... users and partners of platform upgrades. This ... benefits; empowering users in their quest to ... tools. , According to SoundConnect’s Marketing Manager, ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... According to Ross Selinger, President of ... Global, the national office market continues to be strong, driven ... evidenced by the third quarter’s surprising 3.9% GDP, unemployment decreasing ... costs have held inflation down and the Fed is keeping ... market remaining soft. , This solid economic news is having ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 Nashville Fertility ... was elected treasurer for the American Society for Reproductive ... knowledge and research in reproductive medicine. In his ... seat on the executive board and will have a ... Dr. Hill has actively supported ASRM since 1984 when ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Carey Danis & Lowe Reports on Syngenta GMO Corn Transfer Order 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 3ITRA Global Reports Long Island Is Out of Sync With The National Office Market 2ITRA Global Reports Long Island Is Out of Sync With The National Office Market 3Nashville Fertility Center Announces Dr. George A. Hill Selected to Serve as ASRM Treasurer for 2014-15 2Nashville Fertility Center Announces Dr. George A. Hill Selected to Serve as ASRM Treasurer for 2014-15 3
... -- Wisconsin residents would lose their ability to ... in the state under legislation proposed by state Sen. ... he would introduce legislation similar to that he proposed ... original proposal. He expects broad legislative support for the ...
... Oshkosh Truck Corp . and partners Rockwell Collins ... truck, TerraMax, qualified late Wednesday to compete in the $2 ... across the Mojave Desert on Saturday, Oct. 8. , , ... 2.9-mile qualifying obstacle courses at the California Speedway in Fontana, ...
... -- For some doctors, good bedside manner is ... skill -- one that a Madison medical educator hopes to ... envisions. , ,The development of the game is the next ... professor at the UW-Madison Department of Family Medicine ...
Cached Biology Technology:Bill would ban computers from landfills 2Bill would ban computers from landfills 3Oshkosh's robotic truck qualifies for DARPA challenge 2Video game technology could improve physician-patient interactions 2Video game technology could improve physician-patient interactions 3Video game technology could improve physician-patient interactions 4
Rat Antibody to Mouse TCR VB8.1,8.2:FITC Recognises the V beta 8.1 and V beta 8.2 determinants of the murine T cell receptor. Specificity: mouse TCR VB8.1 and 8.2...
... Alpha 1 Acid Glycoprotein ... Goats were immunized with highly ... Freund's adjuvant. The antiserum ... ensure specificity. For Research ...
...
... DuoSet ELISA Development kit contains the basic ... ELISAs to measure natural and recombinant canine ... culture supernates and serum.1 Each kit contains ... fifteen 96-well plates, provided that the following ...
Biology Products: