By Susanne Janita Henriët Buiter, Guido Schreurs, Geological Society of London

The crust of the Earth documents the deformational techniques of the interior Earth and the impression of the overlying surroundings. The country of the Earth's crust at any time is as a result the results of inner and exterior tactics, which take place on varied time and spatial scales. lately vital steps ahead within the knowing of such complicated procedures were made through integrating idea and observations with experimental and laptop versions. This quantity provides cutting-edge analogue and numerical versions of procedures that adjust the Earth's crust. It exhibits the appliance of versions in a extensive diversity of geological issues of cautious documentation of the modelling process used. This quantity comprises contributions on analogue and numerical sandbox types, versions of orogenic tactics, versions of sedimentary basins, versions of floor techniques and deformation, and types of faults and fluid flow.Also on hand: High-Strain Zones - ISBN 1862391785 circulate strategies in Faults And Shear Zones - ISBN 186239153X Tracing Tectonic Deformation utilizing the Sedimentary list - ISBN 1862391297

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ANALOGUE BENCHMARKING MULUGETA, G. 1988. Modelling the geometry of Coulomb thrust wedges. Journal of Structural Geology, 10, 847-859. MULUGETA, G. & KOYI, H. 1987. Three-dimensional geometry and kinematics of experimental piggyback thrusting. Geology, 15, 1052-1056. MULUGETA, G. & KOYI, H. 1992. Episodic accretion and strain partitioning in a model sand wedge. Tectonophysics, 202, 319- 322. PANIEN, M. 2004. Analogue modelling experiments of basin inversion using well-characterized granular materials and comparisons with numerical models.

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Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 253, 29~54. 00 ~) The Geological Society of London 2006. H. BUITER E T AL. set-up. This expectation motivated us to directly compare results of numerical models obtained with different codes and results of analogue experiments from different laboratories. The aims of our study are (1) to compare results from different numerical codes and (2) to test the similarity of numerical and analogue models, in order to help establish robust features of tectonic models on the scale of the upper crust.

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