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Geophysics of the Canary Islands

Author: Juan Acosta; Peter Clift
Publisher: [New York] : Springer, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Contains the results of a 9 year (1995-2004) investigation of the Canary Islands Exclusive Economic Zone. This work covers areas such as a multibeam survey demonstrating the magnitude of catastrophic  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Acosta; Peter Clift
ISBN: 9781402033254 1402033257 9781402043529 140204352X
OCLC Number: 318295825
Contents: 1. Geologic evolution of the Older Canary Islands: Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Grand Canaria and La Gomera with a Brief Description of the Avalanches on the Younger Islands: Tenerife, La Palma and El Hierro; Juan Acosta, Elazar Uchupi, Araceli Munoz, Pedro Herranz, Carlos Palomo, Maria Ballesteros and Zee Working Group 2. Salt Diapirs, Salt Brine Seeps, Pockmarks and Surficial Sediment Creep and Slides in the Canary Channel off NW Africa; Juan Acosta, Elazar Uchupi, Araceli Munoz, Pedro Herranz, Carlos Palomo, Maria Ballesteros and Zee Working Group 3. Comparison of Volcanic Rifts on La Palma and El Hierro, Canary Islands and the Island of Hawaii; Juan Acosta, Elazar Uchupi, Deborah Smith, Araceli Munoz, Pedro Herranz, Carlos Palomo, Pilar Llanes, Maria Ballesteros and Zee Working Group 4. Morphological and structural analysis in the Anaga offshore massif, Canary Islands: fractures and debris avalanches relationships; P. Llanes, A. Munoz, A. Munoz-Martin, J. Acosta, P. Herranz, A. Carbo, C. Palomo and Zee Working Group 5. Gravity analysis offshore the Canary Islands from a systematic survey; A. Carbo, A. Munoz-Martin, P. Llanes, J. Alvarez and Zee Working Group 6. A magnetic anomaly picture offshore Canary archipelago; M. Catalan, J. Martin Davila and Zee Working Group 7. Paleoseismicity in Tenerife and related seismotectonic features; L.I. Gonzalez De Vallejo, R. Capote, L. Cabrera, J.M. Insua, J. Acosta 8. Age and composition of the Amanay seamount (Canary Islands); E. Ancochea and M.J. Huertas
Responsibility: Juan Acosta.
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