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Sci. Dril., SpecialIssue, 92-93, 2007
https://doi.org/10.2204/iodp.sd.s01.21.2007
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01 Nov 2007
Dynamics of Earthquake Faulting in Subduction Zones: Inference from Pseudotachylytes and Ultracataclasites in an Ancient Accretionary Complex
K. Ujiie Institute for Research on Earth Evolution (IFREE), Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), 3173-25 Showa-machi, Yokohama-city, Kanagawa 236-0001, Japan
Abstract. The fault rocks in ancient accretionary complexes exhumed from seismogenic depths may provide an invaluable opportunity to examine the mechanisms and mechanics of seismic slip in subduction thrusts and splay faults. In order to understand the dynamics of earthquake faulting in subduction zones, we analyzed pseudotachylytes and ultracataclasites from the Shimanto accretionary complex in southwest Japan.

doi:10.2204/iodp.sd.s01.21.2007


Citation: Ujiie, K.: Dynamics of Earthquake Faulting in Subduction Zones: Inference from Pseudotachylytes and Ultracataclasites in an Ancient Accretionary Complex, Sci. Dril., SpecialIssue, 92-93, https://doi.org/10.2204/iodp.sd.s01.21.2007, 2007.
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