Bayesian inference of plastosphere viscosities near the Kunlun Fault , northern Tibet

@inproceedings{Hilley2004BayesianIO,
  title={Bayesian inference of plastosphere viscosities near the Kunlun Fault , northern Tibet},
  author={George E. Hilley and Roland B{\"u}rgmann and P Fred Zhang and Peter Molnar},
  year={2004}
}
[1] Flow of the mid-crust in the Tibetan Plateau may strongly influence the patterns of deformation and topography within this area. This flow requires the lowercrust to have low viscosity and so quantifying this viscosity may be used to test the idea of channel flow. An application of Bayesian methods to geologic and geodetic data from north central Tibet yields lower-crustal viscosities (assumed Newtonian) of 1 10 Pa s and 2 10 Pa s (95% bounds). The lower bound is larger than the value of 10… CONTINUE READING
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