Recent Deformation in Tibet:

       In order to understand how this convergence is being accommodated and the mechanism for having crustal thickness nearly twice as thick as most continental crust, it is crucial to use data sets of various disciplines. These includes; active tectonics, Cenozoic geology, seismicity, global positioning system (GPS) measurements, seismic profiles, tomography, gravity anomalies, mantle-crustal anisotropy, paleomagnetism, geochemistry and magnetotelluric (MT) studies. Each of them stands as different pieces of the puzzle. Therefore, the results of these different techniques will be summarized in separate chapters.

A) Tectonics & Geology

B) Seismicity

C) GPS measurements

D) Seismic profiles & Tomography

E) Gravity Anomalies

F) Anisotropy

G) Paleomagnetism

H) Geochemistry

I)  MT studies

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