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Trans Alaska Crustal Transect

A deep-crustal geophysical and geological transect of Alaska from the Pacific to the Arctic along the Trans-Alaska pipeline, project completed in 1990 but analysis continues through 2007 to further understand the evolution of the continent

Principal Investigators:
Fuis, Gary S.
Plafker, George

Project Contacts:
Plafker, George , gplafker@usgs.gov, 650-329-5689


Status: completed
Start Year: 1983
End Year: 2008

Location:
Prudhoe Bay
Valdez

USGS Mission Area and Program:

Web Links:
Trans-Alaska Crustal Transect and continental evolution involving subduction underplating and synchr

Keywords:
Human Dimensions > Economic Resources
Solid Earth > Seismology > Earthquake Occurrences
Solid Earth > Tectonics > Faults
Solid Earth > Seismology > Seismic Profile

Abstract


A deep-crustal geophysical and geological transect of Alaska from the Pacific to the Arctic along the Trans-Alaska pipeline, project completed in 1990 but analysis continues through 2007 to further understand the evolution of the continent

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