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By Zvi Garfunkel, Zvi Ben-Avraham, Elisa Kagan

The lifeless Sea rework is an lively plate boundary connecting the pink Sea seafloor spreading method to the Arabian-Eurasian continental collision quarter. Its geology and geophysics offer a ordinary laboratory for research of the surficial, crustal and mantle methods happening alongside transtensional and transpressional remodel fault domain names on a lithospheric scale and concerning continental breakup. there were many precise and disciplinary reviews of the useless Sea rework fault sector over the last two decades and this publication brings them together.

This ebook is an up-to-date accomplished insurance of the information, in keeping with fresh experiences of the tectonics, constitution, geophysics, volcanism, lively tectonics, sedimentology and paleo and smooth weather of the useless Sea remodel fault region. It places jointly all this new info and data in a coherent fashion.

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2007). However, receiver function studies (Mohsen et al. e. between 60 and 80 km. The DSB region is characterized by unusual seismicity pattern. Aldersons et al. (2003) report that 60 % of the micro-earthquakes are located at depths of 20–32 km (lower crust) and the peak seismicity is situated just below the upper-lower crustal boundary (20 km). Double difference relative relocation suggests, that the seismic activity at the DSB is mostly confined to the upper crust (0–20 km), and that it disappears in the lower crust at depth of 25–26 km (Shamir 2006).

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2008). 05 deg grid and then smoothed. The number in the upper left-hand corner in each panel denotes average velocities in km/s in isotropic PREM (Dziewonski and Anderson 1981). The DST is given in red, and the DESERT profile as a dotted black line for reference, respectively (Modified from Laske et al. 2008) This observation is confirmed by Mohsen et al. (2006, 2011) who used S-to-P converted waves to delineate the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary (LAB). The results for the DESERT deployment are given in Fig.

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