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By K. H. Olsen

This multi-author e-book has been ready through a world crew of geoscientists which were energetic in rift examine because the past due Sixties. In 1984, an off-the-cuff, grass-roots examine staff was once initiated to check person examine effects and to discover in better intensity the plain variations and similarities within the interpretations from a variety of rift platforms. the gang grew to become often called the CREST operating team, an acronym of Continental Rifts: Evolution, constitution and Tectonics, which no longer strangely grew to become the identify of this book.

Continental Rifts: Evolution, constitution, Tectonics offers an summary of the current country of knowing and information of the strategies of continental rifting from a multidisciplinary, lithospheric scale viewpoint. The chapters were based on each one rift procedure in nearly an identical synoptic series, with a view to facilitate comparisons of rifts via the reader. The e-book enhances its predecessors by means of featuring a extra unified photo. It succeeds in providing the prestige of a consultant majority of the continental rift platforms which have been on the vanguard of modern study. for college students and skilled researchers alike, this e-book may be of important worth in assessing the present kingdom of information and in serving as a framework for destiny research.

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