Mantle weakening and strain localization: Implications for the long-term strength of the continental lithosphere

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Précigout, Jacques; Gueydan, Frédéric;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Geological Society of America
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1130/G25239A.1
  • Subject: [SDU.STU]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences | [ SDU.STU ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences

International audience; Mechanics of the continental lithosphere require the presence of a high-strength uppermost mantle that defines the "jelly sandwich" model for lithosphere strength layering. However, in deforming regions, growing numbers of geological and geophysi... View more
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