Dynamic topography produced by lower crustal flow against rheological strength heterogeneities bordering the Tibetan Plateau

@inproceedings{Clark2005DynamicTP,
  title={Dynamic topography produced by lower crustal flow against rheological strength heterogeneities bordering the Tibetan Plateau},
  author={Marin Kristen Clark and John W. M. Bush and Leigh Handy Royden},
  year={2005}
}
S U M M A R Y Dynamic stresses developed in the deep crust as a consequence of flow of weak lower crust may explain anomalously high topography and extensional structures localized along orogenic plateau margins. With lubrication equations commonly used to describe viscous flow in a thin-gap geometry, we model dynamic stresses associated with the obstruction of lower crustal channel flow due to rheological heterogeneity. Dynamic stresses depend on the mean velocity (Ū ), viscosity (μ) and… CONTINUE READING