The neotectonic movement and geological hazards in the Nansha Islands


Author : Liu Yixuan, Zhan Wenhuan, Zhong Jiangqiang and Lu ChengbinPublication : Bulletin of the Geological Society of MalaysiaVolume : 37Page : 133-142Year : 1995


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Bulletin of the Geological Society of Malaysia, Volume 37, July 1995, pp. 133 - 142

 

The neotectonic movement and geological hazards in the Nansha Islands

LIU YIXUAN, ZHAN WENHUAN, ZHONG JIANGQIANG AND LU CHENGBIN

South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Academia Sinica, The Multidisciplinary Oceanographic Expedition Team of Chinese Academy of Sciences to the Nansha Islands, Guangzhou, China

 

Abstract: The paper analyses the types of neotectonic movement and geological hazards in the Nansha Islands and its vicinity. The distribution and values of modern tectonic stress field in the studied region are discussed based on the method of finite element analysis.