This book discusses the results of the transects program, which involves compilations of maps and cross sections showing geological, geophysical, and geochemical data and interpretations along 23 transects from the continental craton to the oceanic lithosphere around North America. The book contains two sections, an overview and a set of recommendations for the program and synopses, findings, and problems associated with the 23 transects.
National Research Council. 1989. North American Continent-Ocean Transects Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/1521.
|Part 1: Overview and Recommendations||1-2|
|2. Major Scientific Problems||10-10|
|3. Needed Investigations||11-14|
|4. New Developments||15-18|
|Part 2: North American Continent-Ocean Transitions||19-20|
|5. Major Topical Problems||21-33|
|6. The 23 Transects: Synopses, Findings, and Problems||34-80|
|Appendix A: 23 North American Continent-Ocean Transects: Titles, Authors, and Publication Plan||81-84|
|Appendix B: U.S. Geodynamics Committee: Reportorial Topics and Reporters||85-88|
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