Publication Date

1-1-2011

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Stoddard, Paul

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences

Abstract

There currently exists contradictory theories as to where and when the collision between the Palawan microcontinental block and the Philippine Mobile Belt initiated. The working hypothesis of the project is that the tectonic boundaries initially suggested have been incorrectly inferred and instead lie between the islands of Palawan and Mindoro in a subduction-related thrust zone; the Palawan-Central Philippine collision zone. Presented is a proposal modeled after National Science Foundation (NSF) guidelines for a marine 2D seismic survey to determine these relationships in the Mindoro Straight between the islands of Palawan and Mindoro in the continental-arc system. The proposal is meant to serve a vital role in preparation of graduate research at the doctorate level for Megan L. Saunders.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

20 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

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