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Analogue modeling of transfer zones in fold and thrust belts: a 4-D analysis
This resource is a 2002 article in the on-line journal "Virtual Explorer." The site features text and numerous animations of analogue modeling experiments of fold and thrust belts. Topics include the effects of a thin viscous layer on structural evolution, brittle-viscous and brittle rheological domains, transfer zones, and lateral and oblique ramps. These animations provide a students and teachers an effective means to visualize processes in structural geology.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Journal article
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Structural geology
Technical requirements:
QuickTime plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-680
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Guido Schreurs
University of Bern