Accession Number : ADA184314

Title :   Seamount Evolution and Distribution of Young Seamounts along the East Pacific Rise between 20 N and 20 S.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 7 Dec 84-6 Dec 86,

Corporate Author : LAMONT-DOHERTY GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATORY PALISADES NY

Personal Author(s) : Fornari,Daniel J

PDF Url : ADA184314

Report Date : Aug 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This project sought to understand the mechanisms involved in seamount evolution, including constructional volcanic processes, magma genesis, and tectonic and erosional modification of constructional terrain. To understand the relationships between seamount volcanism and temporal and spatial evolution of accretionary plate boundary structure and magmatic budget.

Descriptors :   *SEAMOUNTS, MAGMA, VOLCANOES, COLLAPSE, EAST PACIFIC RISE, MARINE GEOLOGY, BATHYMETRY, CYCLES, GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION, SONAR TARGETS, SIDE LOOKING SONAR, TECTONICS, EVOLUTION(DEVELOPMENT)

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE