Preliminary Neotectonic Map of Onshore-offshore Taiwan

  • Author(s): Benoit Deffontaines, Char-Shine Liu, Jacques Angelier, Chyi-Tyi Lee, Jean-Claude Sibuet, Yi-Ben Tsai, Serge Lallemand, Chia-Yu Lu, Chao-Shing Lee, Shu-Kun Hsu, Hao-Tsu Chu, Jian-Cheng Lee, Erwan Pathier, Rou-Fei Chen, Chin-Tung Cheng, Chi-Wen Cheng, C-W L
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The diversity of the research in earth sciences leads to a multisource approach to investigate the surroundings of Taiwan. Various data sets combined by a Geographical Information System (GIS) enable us to propose an intergrated neotectonic map of onshore-offshore Taiwan. Several technical problems arise during the compilation of this map, such as the homogeneity of scales, projections and geodetic systems used, the validity and precision of each data set (line and pixel) and document, and the integration of qualitative and quantitative documents.

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