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Rheological response to tectonic and volcanic deformation in Iceland


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Title: Rheological response to tectonic and volcanic deformation in Iceland
Authors: Islam, Md. Tariqul
E-mail: tariqul.islam@gvc.gu.se
tariqul990405@gmail.com
Issue Date: 6-May-2016
University: Göteborgs universitet. Naturvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Earth Sciences ; Institutionen för geovetenskaper
Parts of work: Islam, M.T., & Sturkell, E. (submitted). Rheological responses on plate boundary deformations at the Eastern Volcanic Zone in Iceland, in Tectonophys., TECTO10937.

Islam, M.T., & Sturkell, E. (2015). Temperature-Dependent Newtonian Rheology in Advection-Convection Geodynamical Model for Plate Spreading in Eastern Volcanic Zone, Iceland, J. Geosci. Envi. Prot., 3, 14-26,
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Islam, M.T., Sturkell, E., LaFemina, P., Geirsson, H., Sigmundsson, F., Olafsson, H. (2016). Continuous subsidence in the Thingvellir rift graben, Iceland: Geodetic observations since 1967 compared to rheological models of plate spreading, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 121, 321-338,
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Islam, M.T., Sturkell, E., Sigmundsson, F., LaFemina, P., Geirsson, H., & Vincent, D., Temperature-dependent non-linear rheological models of plate spreading in Iceland. unpublished manuscript.

Sturkell, E., Einarsson, E., Geirsson, H., Hjartardóttir2, Á.R., Islam, M.T., Moore, G.J., & Sigmundsson, F. (manuscript). Continuing subsidence and deformation of the Surtsey volcano, 1991 - 2013, Iceland, unpublished manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2016-05-25
Disputation: den 25 Mai 2016, kl. 10:00 i Stora Hörsalen, Institutionen för geovetenskaper, Guldhedsgatan 5C, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: A160-2016
Keywords: Iceland
Tectono-volcanic deformation
Lithostatic loading
Geodynamic finite element model
Temperature- and stress-dependent rheology
Wet and dry rheology
Dislocation and diffusion creep
Abstract: Iceland is one of the few places in the world where a Mid-Oceanic Ridge (MOR) is exposed on land, and this gives good opportunity to study geodynamic processes. Spreading of Mid-Atlantic Ocean Ridge (MAR) segments in Iceland began ~60 million years ago. The MAR segments in Iceland have a divergent spreading rate between the Eurasian and North American plates of ~19 mm/yr and are divided into the Western (WVZ), Eastern (EVZ), and Northern Volcanic Zones (NVZ). These zones include 35 active volcan... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9796-3 (PDF)
978-91-628-9797-0 (Print)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/42079
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