by Damien Closson
Publisher: InTech 2011
Number of pages: 358
The present book is restricted to the structure and evolution of the terrestrial lithosphere with dominant emphasis on the continents. Topics: Gondwana history, the tectonics of Europe and the Near East; the tectonics of Siberia; the tectonics of China and its neighbourhood; advanced concepts on plate tectonics; the relation between tectonics and petroleum researches; etc.
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