This book is a collection of papers presented in the 30th International Geological Congress, held in Beijing, on structure of the lithosphere and deep processes. The papers deal with topics on the measurement of P-wave velocities in rocks, and elastic properties of crust and upper mantle.
Table of Contents
1. Nature of lower crust and crust-mantle exchange 2. The composition and ages of lower crust along Ningde-Hukou transect: Constraints from geochemistry, neodymium isotope and detrital zircon ages 3. Measurement of p-wave velocities in rocks of Qinling and North China: Its applications for the crustal low velocity layers 4. Elastic properties of crust and upper mantle - A new view 5. A combined genetic and nonlinear analytic inversion method for anisotropic media 6. A finite-difference scheme and its stability criterion for elastic-wave equations in anisotropic media 7. Geothermal structure along the profile from Manzhouli to Suifenhe, China 8. Global geoscience transect across Eurasia-Russian part (from Murmansk to Altai) 9. The lithospheric textural and structural features as well as oil and gas evaluation in lower Yangtze area and its adjacent region, China 10. The latest development in Continental Scientific Drilling in China (CSDC) 11. Technical concept for the drilling of a 5000m deep scientific core-hole 12. The gravity field at the continental margin of South America (200 to 29° S) 13. Receiver functions and Tibetan lithospheric structure 14. Lithospheric isostasy, flexure and the strength of upper mantle in Tibetan Plateau 15. Australian continental-scale lineaments: Evidence of reactivation of deep-seated structures and economic implications