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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277Geological evolution of the hindu kush, nw frontier pakistan: active margin to continent-continent zone
The sedimentary depositional phases include accumulation of both clastic and nonclasticfacies which commenced to accumulate on the trailing margin of the Afghan Block when it became the active margin of the Eurasian Block with a change of basin geometries evolving though time.
Yields (Net Revenue per ton), however, were up 17.1% year-on-year driven by better procurement and active margin management.
During locomotion, they form a wide, active margin that crawls along the substrate and pulls the rest of the sponge body by means of the activity of the marginal pinacocytes (Bond and Harris, 1988).
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 SUMMARY:
In this section, we propose an AM-TPC algorithm, which basically consists of two functional coefficients: EMDS and active margin.
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., 2009b; Fig.
dollar-yen trades fell 5.3 percent and euro-yen transactions declined 6.2 percent, whereas deals between the yen and other currencies rose 28.7 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 69.5% (31 March2010:17.6%).
"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.
12), suggesting that after [D.sub.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.