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By Iain S. Stewart, Iain S. Stewart, Claudio Vita-Finzi

ISBN-10: 186239024X

ISBN-13: 9781862390249

Describes the applying of high-resolution coastal files to constructing and checking out tectonic versions. The case stories are at scales starting from international to neighborhood and care for glacioisostasy, relative sea-level swap and seismic and aseismic crustal deformation at quite a few timescales. a world standpoint featuring a number of box info from contrasting components of the realm in addition to novel modelling and analytical ways. it's the in basic terms ebook that considers the subject with such scope. Readership: Tectonic geologists, Quaternary scientists, pros taken with seismic threat or coastal development/protection.

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The m o d e l performs well against observations from Barbados reported by F a i r b a n k s (1989) but should be verified at other sites. N o n e the less, the estimate by Chappell & Polach (1991) of 2 - 5 m water depth t h r o u g h o u t the K w a m b u drill-hole record is both imprecise and too restrictive, and it is clear that better accuracy is necessary in studies of this kind. So far, this appears to have been better achieved for Caribbean than for Indo-Pacific reefs, but we suggest that better definition at K w a m b u w o u l d be obtained by extending a transect of drill holes landwards of the single hole, drilled previously.

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