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Submarine Landslides


Submarine Landslides

Subaqueous Mass Transport Deposits from Outcrops to Seismic Profiles
Geophysical Monograph Series, Band 247 1. Aufl.

von: Kei Ogata, Andrea Festa, Gian Andrea Pini

153,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 26.11.2019
ISBN/EAN: 9781119500636
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 384

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<p><b>An examination of ancient and contemporary submarine landslides and their impact</b></p> <p>Landslides are common in every subaqueous geodynamic context, from passive and active continental margins to oceanic and continental intraplate settings. They pose significant threats to both offshore and coastal areas due to their frequency, dimensions, and terminal velocity, capacity to travel great distances, and ability to generate potentially destructive tsunamis.</p> <p><i>Submarine Landslides: Subaqueous Mass Transport Deposits from Outcrops to Seismic Profiles </i>examines the mechanisms, characteristics, and impacts of submarine landslides.</p> <p>Volume highlights include:</p> <ul> <li>Use of different methodological approaches, from geophysics to field-based geology</li> <li>Data on submarine landslide deposits at various scales</li> <li>Worldwide collection of case studies from on- and off-shore</li> <li>Potential risks to human society and infrastructure</li> <li>Impacts on the hydrosphere, atmosphere, and lithosphere</li> </ul>
<p>List of Contributors ix</p> <p>Preface xiii</p> <p>Acknowledgments xv</p> <p><b>Part I: Submarine Landslide Deposits in Orogenic Belts</b></p> <p>1. Submarine Landslide Deposits in Orogenic Belts: Olistostromes and Sedimentary Melanges 3<br /><i>Kei Ogata, Andrea Festa, Gian Andrea Pini, and Juan Luis Alonso</i></p> <p>2. Mass-Transport Deposits in the Foredeep Basin of the Miocene Cervarola Sandstones Formation (Northern Apennines, Italy) 27<br /><i>Alberto Piazza and Roberto Tinterri</i></p> <p>3. Late Miocene Olistostrome in the Makran Accretionary Wedge (Baluchistan, SE Iran): A Short Review 45<br /><i>Jean‐Pierre Burg</i></p> <p>4. Spatial Distribution of Mass-Transport Deposits Deduced From High‐Resolution Stratigraphy: The Pleistocene Forearc Basin (Boso Peninsula, Central Japan) 57<br /><i>Masayuki Utsunomiya and Yuzuru Yamamoto</i></p> <p>5. Mass‐Transport Deposits as Markers of Local Tectonism in Extensional Basins 71<br /><i>Tiago M. Alves and Davide Gamboa</i></p> <p>6. Block Generation, Deformation, and Interaction of Mass-Transport Deposits with the Seafloor: An Outcrop‐Based Study of the Carboniferous Paganzo Basin (Cerro Bola, NW Argentina) 91<br /><i>Matheus S. Sobiesiak, Victoria Valdez Buso, Ben Kneller, G. Ian Alsop, and Juan Pablo Milana</i></p> <p>7. The Carboniferous MTD Complex at La Pena Canyon, Paganzo Basin (San Juan, Argentina) 105<br /><i>Victoria Valdez Buso, Juan Pablo Milana, Matheus S. Sobiesiak, and Ben Kneller</i></p> <p>8. Mass-Transport Complexes of the Marnoso‐arenacea Foredeep Turbidite System (Northern Apennines, Italy): A Reappraisal After Twenty‐Years 117<br /><i>Gian Andrea Pini, Claudio Corrado Lucente, Sonia Venturi, and Kei Ogata</i></p> <p>9. Fold and Thrust Systems in Mass‐Transport Deposits Around the Dead Sea Basin 139<br /><i>G.Ian Alsop, Rami Weinberger, Shmuel Marco, and Tsafrir Levi</i></p> <p>10. Eocene Mass-Transport Deposits in the Basque Basin (Western Pyrenees, Spain): Insights Into Mass‐Flow Transformation and Bulldozing Processes 155<br /><i>Aitor Payros and Victoriano Pujalte</i></p> <p>11. Neogene and Quaternary Mass-Transport Deposits From the Northern Taranaki Basin (North Island, New Zealand): Morphologies, Transportation Processes, and Depositional Controls 171<br /><i>Suzanne Bull, Malcolm Arnot, Greg Browne, Martin Crundwell, Andy Nicol, and Lorna Strachan</i></p> <p><b>Part II: Submarine Landslide Deposits in Current Active and Passive Margins</b></p> <p>12. Modern Submarine Landslide Complexes: A Short Review 183<br /><i>Katrin Huhn, Marcos Arroyo, Antonio Cattaneo, Mike A. Clare, Eulàlia Gràcia, Carl B. Harbitz, Sebastian Krastel, Achim Kopf, Finn Løvholt, Marzia Rovere, Michael Strasser, Peter J. Talling, and Roger Urgeles</i></p> <p>13. An Atlas of Mass‐Transport Deposits in Lakes 201<br /><i>Maddalena Sammartini, Jasper Moernaut, Flavio S. Anselmetti, Michael Hilbe, Katja Lindhorst, Nore Praet, and Michael Strasser</i></p> <p>14. Style and Morphometry of Mass-Transport Deposits Across the Espirito Santo Basin (Offshore SE Brazil) 227<br /><i>Davide Gamboa, Tiago M. Alves, and Kamaldeen Olakunle Omosanya</i></p> <p>15. Submarine Landslides on the Nankai Trough Accretionary Prism (Offshore Central Japan) 247<br /><i>Gregory F. Moore, Jason K. Lackey, Michael Strasser, and Mikiya Yamashita</i></p> <p>16. Seismic Examples of Composite Slope Failures (Offshore North West Shelf, Australia) 261<br /><i>Nicola Scarselli, Ken McClay, and Chris Elders</i></p> <p>17. Submarine Landslides Around Volcanic Islands: A Review of What Can Be Learned From the Lesser Antilles Arc 277<br /><i>Anne Le Friant, Elodie Lebas, Morgane Brunet, Sara Lafuerza, Matt Hornbach, Maya Coussens, Sebastian Watt, Michael Cassidy, Peter J. Talling, and IODP </i>340 <i>Expedition Science Party</i></p> <p>18. Submarine Landslides in an Upwelling System: Climatically Controlled Preconditioning of the Cap Blanc Slide Complex (Offshore NW Africa) 299<br /><i>Morelia Urlaub, Sebastian Krastel, and Tilmann Schwenk</i></p> <p>19. Submarine Landslides Along the Mixed Siliciclastic-Carbonate Margin of the Great Barrier Reef (Offshore Australia) 313<br /><i>Ángel Puga‐Bernabéu, Jody Michael Webster, Robin Jordan Beaman, Amanda Thran, Javier Lopez‐Cabrera, Gustavo Hinestrosa, and James Daniell</i></p> <p>20. Submarine Landslides on the Seafloor: Hints on Subaqueous Mass‐Transport Processes From the Italian Continental Margins (Adriatic and Tyrrhenian Seas, Offshore Italy) 339<br /><i>Fabiano Gamberi, Giacomo Dalla Valle, Federica Foglini, Marzia Rovere, and Fabio Trincardi</i></p> <p>Index 357</p>
<p><b>Kei Ogata,</b> Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands <p><b>Andrea Festa,</b> University of Turin, Italy <p><b>Gian Andrea Pini,</b> University of Trieste, Italy
<p><b>Submarine Landslides</b></br> Subaqueous Mass Transport Deposits from Outcrops to Seismic Profiles <p>Landslides are common in every subaqueous geodynamic context, from passive and active continental margins to oceanic and continental intraplate settings. They pose significant threats to both offshore and coastal areas due to their frequency, dimensions, and terminal velocity, capacity to travel great distances, and ability to generate potentially destructive tsunamis. <p><i>Submarine Landslides: Subaqueous Mass Transport Deposits from Outcrops to Seismic Profiles</i> examines the mechanisms, characteristics, and impacts of submarine landslides. <p><b>Volume highlights include:</b> <ul> <li>Use of different methodological approaches, from geophysics to field-based geology</li> <li>Data on submarine landslide deposits at various scales</li> <li>Worldwide collection of case studies from on- and off-shore</li> <li>Impacts on the hydrosphere, atmosphere, and lithosphere</li> <li>Potential risks to human society and infrastructure</li> </ul> <p><i>The American Geophysical Union promotes discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity. Its publications disseminate scientific knowledge and provide resources for researchers, students, and professionals.</i>

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