active margin

active margin

[′ak·təv ′mär·jən]
(geology)
A continental margin that is characterized by earthquakes, volcanic activity, and orogeny resulting from movement of tectonic plates.
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Good Fair Poor Active Margin sphincter Good 3 0 0 3 Fair 5 4 0 9 Poor 0 4 2 6 Active 8 8 2 18
Table 7: presence of mesenteric fat its relation with the clinical outcome Summary Mesenteric fat Clinical assessment Good Fair Poor Active margin Present 2 7 1 10 Absent 6 1 1 8 Active Margin 8 8 2 18 Dimension Singular Intria Chi-value P-value Value 1 .
The NE active margin of the half-graben corresponds to a horst bounded by the Munebrega E Fault and the Munebrega W Fault (Gutierrez, 1998; Gutierrez et al.
7 percent due to active margin trading involving the Australian dollar, the committee said.
Given the active margin and money lending business and additional IPO financial facilities, gearing ratio of Quam, being calculated as borrowings over net assets, was 69.
The growth in car maintenance together with active margin management strategies across all categories, has resulted in a strengthening of gross margin ahead of internal expectations," said the firm in a statement.
This research resource, which could also well serve in the classroom as models of study, deals with time scales ranging from particle transport to deep burial and use as test cases a tectonically active margin in northern California and a passive margin in New Jersey.
1] collision (folding of the Burwash Basin) and Defeat magmatism, a subduction flip may have occurred, moving the active margin to the northwest of the present Slave craton.
Explores timescales ranging from particle transport at one extreme, to deep burial at the other Insights are presented for margins in general, and with focus on a tectonically active margin (northern California) and a passive margin (New Jersey), enabling detailed examination of the intricate relationships between a wide suite of sedimentary processes and their preserved stratigraphy
The modern active margin is but the most recent evolutionary stage.
He has been a member of the JOIDES Active Margins Panel, the Planning Committee, and, in the immediate past, the Executive Committee.
The program's four broad areas of interest are tectonic evolution of passive and active margins, origin and evolution of oceanic crust, origin and evolution of marine sedimentary sequences, and paleoceanography.