Alpine-Mediterranean Geodynamics by H. Berckhemer, K. Hsü

By H. Berckhemer, K. Hsü

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Published through the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geodynamics Series.

The ultimate record on geodynamic learn within the Alpine-Mediterranean area will be incomplete with out a short historic caricature at the constitution and actions of ICG-Working workforce three. it may even be seemed an appreciation to the contributors and sponsors of the operating crew who've taken, over a long time, an energetic half within the lifetime of the operating workforce and thereby contributed to the awesome growth in our wisdom and figuring out of the geological evolution of this advanced sector.


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