2 edition of Microseismicity on the Gorda Ridge found in the catalog.
Microseismicity on the Gorda Ridge
Ariel E. Solano-Borrego
Written in English
|Statement||by Ariel E. Solano-Borrego.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 76 leaves, bound :|
|Number of Pages||76|
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Microseismicity on the Gorda Ridge Public Deposited. are probably associated with the dynamics of crustal formation which creates the observed bench-like features in the Gorda Ridge.
An average of 5 microtremors per hour can be detected in the median valley with a lower activity outside of the ridge. Considerable clustering in time can be Author: Ariel E. Solano-Borrego. Microseismicity on the Gorda Ridge. Abstract. Graduation date: The seismicity at the northern section of the Gorda Ridge has been\ud studied with Ocean Bottom Seismographs.
Nearly one hundred earthquakes\ud were located with RMS travel time residuals less than seconds.\ud Most of these events lie within or near the array and they. MICROSEISMICITY ON THE GORDA RIDGE INTRODUCTION The Gorda ridge is an active spreading center that has the classi-cal profile of a slow spreading ridge, with a constant half spreading rate to the west of cm/yr and a varying one to the east of cm/yr (South) to cm/yr (North) (Atwater & Mudie, ).
It has a. Gorda Ridge presents a primarily technical summary of recent advances in seafloor research related to mineral exploration of the only seafloor spreading center within the United States' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
Spreading centers are Microseismicity on the Gorda Ridge book to be the locus of hydrothermal activity and to host mineral deposits of hydrothermal origin. The book includes sections on the.
The book includes sections on the results of mineral exploration on Gorda Ridge, the newest technologies for mineral exploration and Microseismicity on the Gorda Ridge book on the seafloor, and the evolving field of hydrothermal vent biology and ecology. Abstract. Gorda Ridge is a relatively short ( km) segment of volcanic ocean ridge that extends from the Mendocino Fracture Zone (40° 20′ N) to the Blanco Fracture Zone (43° 00′ N) off the coast of Oregon and California.
The Gorda Ridge (41°36'"N °22'"W), aka Gorda Ridges tectonic spreading center, is located roughly kilometres ( mi) off the northern coast of California and southern g NE – SW it is roughly kilometres ( mi) in length.
The ridge is broken into three segments; the northern ridge, central ridge, and the southern ridge, which contains the. The cessation of the midplate activity follows the occurrence of a large earthquake sequence in the adjacent Cascadia Subduction Zone in April It is proposed that the band of microseismicity and the three large midplate events reflect an accumulation of stress in the Gorda Plate, with the eventual termination.
Proceedings of the Gorda Ridge Symposium May, Portland, Oregon. Sponsored by The Gorda Ridge Technical Task Force Gorda Ridge presents a primarily technical summary of recent advances in seafloor research related to mineral exploration of the only seafloor spreading center within the United States' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
The graphs of Fig. 2 indicate that spreading at Gorda ridge S north of 41 has slowed considerably (nearly 70%) since 3 Ma B.P. (A similar percentage drop between two constant spreading rates on the southern Gorda ridge was inferred to have occurred suddenly at 2 Ma B.P.
from deep-tow studies .). The km-long North Gorda Ridge segment is located about km west of the southern Oregon coast and has deep 5- km-wide valleys at either ends with a shallower narrow axial valley at the center.
This morphology, which in plan view resembles an hourglass, is typical of magmatically active spreading segments. Offshore of Northern California, where our catalog documents an even higher rate of seismicity in the incoming Gorda plate, normal faults originally formed near the Gorda ridge are reactivated under north‐south compression across the Gorda‐Pacific plate boundary as strike‐slip faults, causing extensive intraplate deformation (Gulick et al.
Converted to motion vectors, they suggest the existence of at least two and possibly three Gorda plate segments. Assuming rigid plate tectonics, present motion between the northern and two southern segments should be NW-SE right-lateral at around 3 cm/yr and any fault between them should intersect the ridge near 42°N.
The Gorda Ridge is a unique geological system in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States. This tectonically and volcanically active plate boundary has an unusual morphology for spreading centers in the Pacific Ocean: a deep, wide axial valley flanked by high ridges.
Because of its location near the continental margin, part of the axial valley known as the Escanaba. Robert A. Sohn's 77 research works with 1, citations and 6, reads, including: Geological and thermal control of the hydrothermal system in.
The northernmost of five segments of the Gorda Ridge lies immediately south of the Blanco Transform Fault that offsets the Gorda and Juan de Fuca oceanic spreading ridges. The km-long segment is located about km W of the southern Oregon coast and has deep 5- km-wide valleys at either ends with a shallower narrow axial valley at the center.
This morphology. The Mendocino Fracture Zone is a fracture zone and transform boundary over km ( miles) long, starting off the coast of Cape Mendocino in far northern runs westward from a triple junction with the San Andreas Fault and the Cascadia subduction zone to the southern end of the Gorda continues on west of its junction with the Gorda Ridge, as.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xv, pages illustrations) Contents: I. Introduction Geology and Geophysics of Gorda Ridge --II Gorda Ridge Mineral Potential Hydrography and Geochemistry of Northern Gorda Ridge Geology of the GR14 Site on Northern Gorda Ridge Multistage Hydrothermal.
Gorda Ridge presents a primarily technical summary of recent advances in seafloor research related to mineral exploration of the only seafloor spreading center within the United States' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Spreading centers are. Particulate Fe and Cu concentrations are used in conjunction with dissolved Mn values to identify hydrothermal venting at several sites along the Mid‐Atlantic Ridge (MAR).
In dispersed hydrothermal plumes, as defined by dissolved Mn anomalies, suspended matter Fe and Cu values were as high as % and µ g/g respectively, relative to Al. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: Geology and geophysics of Gorda Ridge / Martin R. Fisk and Katherine J.
Howard --Hydrography and geochemistry of northern Gorda Ridge / Robert W. Collier and Edward T. Baker --Geology of the GR14 site on northern Gorda Ridge .A.
SURVEYOR Cruise (VENTS - Gorda Survey, RPSUA). The SURVEYOR conducted leg I of the NOAA VENTS program with an 18 day cruise to the Gorda Ridge (May). A variety of techniques were used to determine the existence and distribution of active hydrothermal vents along the ridge axis (Fig.
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