Sheath fold morphology in simple shear

Sheath folds are highly non-cylindrical structures often associated with shear zones. We investigate the formation of sheath folds around a weak inclusion acting as a slip surface in simple shear by means of an analytical model. We present results for different slip surface orientations and shapes....

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Published in:Journal of structural geology, Vol. 53 (2013), p. 15-26
Main Author: Reber, Jacqueline E.
Other Involved Persons: Dabrowski, Marcin ; Galland, Olivier ; Schmid, Daniel W.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1016/j.jsg.2013.05.003
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