By Stefan Shanov,Konstantin Kostov
The karstic caves are favorable websites for tectonic occasions detecting, representing a conservative medium of 3-dimensional framework the place the tectonic deformations are good preserved. additionally they offer an atmosphere conducive to relationship and choosing the geometrical parameters of previous seismotectonic occasions. over the last 3 a long time the learn of dynamic tectonics and up to date geodynamics in karst terrains has been topic of various courses, however it has now not been systematically approached in a finished monograph.
This e-book collects the present nation of data at the courting among karst and dynamic tectonics and provides a brand new technique to its learn. It places ahead a number of methods for learning of modern geodynamics in karst terrains, comparable to tectonic pressure fields reconstructions utilizing structural research of the fracturing, geophysical stories of the rock anisotropy and fault-plane suggestions from earthquakes, research of the spatial orientation and absolute relationship of deformed speleothems, instrumental and mechanical measurements, tracking and modeling – all supported with case experiences from a number of karst parts around the globe, e.g. in Albania, Bulgaria, Cuba and France.
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Dynamic Tectonics and Karst (Cave and Karst Systems of the World) by Stefan Shanov,Konstantin Kostov