Vol. 8 No. 2-4 (1968)
Articles

ON THE RELATION OF LONG WAVE VARIATIONS IN GRAVITY TO THE CRUST AND UPPER MANTLE

WILLIAM M. KAULA
Bio

Published 1968-04-01

How to Cite

KAULA, W. M. (1968). ON THE RELATION OF LONG WAVE VARIATIONS IN GRAVITY TO THE CRUST AND UPPER MANTLE. Geofísica Internacional, 8(2-4), 33-42. https://doi.org/10.22201/igeof.00167169p.1968.8.2-4.1199

Abstract

The most evident correlations of the gravity field with geological activity appear to be:

1) positive anomalies over all the Circuni-Pacific thench and island are belts, as well as other areas of recent extrusions;

2) very small anomalies over ocean rises of relatively rapid spread-ing rate and over areas quiescent in recent geologic time; and

3)negative anomalies over purely folding & compression mountain belts and over areas of recent glaciation.