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Active mountain-building in Mongolia and Iran

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In this thesis I use a multi-disciplinary approach to investigate two areas of active mountain-building within the Alpine-Himalayan belt: the Altai range in western Mongolia, and the Zagros mountains in southern Iran. I begin by studying a clustered earthquake sequence that struck a previously unrecognised fault zone in the NW Altai mountains in 2003. By combining seismology and field observations with satellite radar interferometry (InSAR), I attempt to unravel the detailed history of faulti...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Research group:
COMET+
Oxford college:
University College
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MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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Supervisor
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2010-02-03

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