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Exploring active tectonics in the Dominican Republic

Carbó Gorosabel, Andrés and Córdoba Barba, Diego and Martín Dávila, José and Granja Bruña, José Luis and Llanes Estrada, Pilar and Muñoz Martín, Alfonso and Ten Brink, Uri S. (2010) Exploring active tectonics in the Dominican Republic. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 91 (30). pp. 261-262. ISSN 0096-3941

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Abstract

One recent project, Caribbean–North American Plate Boundary Analysis: From Beata Ridge (Dominican Republic) to Anegada
Passage (Lesser Antilles) (CARIBENORTE), has conducted onshore and offshore surveys in the Dominican Republic
region to study subduction, strike- slip, and collision processes in this area. This survey included a cruise aboard the Spanish R/V Hespérides in April 2009 and simultaneous fieldwork onshore. The CARIBE NORTE project complements the study of the northeastern Caribbean plate
boundary carried out during the Structure and Geodynamics of the Northeastern Boundary of the Caribbean Plate: Puerto
Rico (GEOPRICO- DO) project in 2005 [Carbó et al., 2005].


Item Type:Article
Subjects:Sciences > Geology > Geodynamics
ID Code:11435
Deposited On:02 Nov 2010 08:20
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