Journal of


  (Formerly Journal of the Czech Geological Society)

           | issue | next >
Received: 10 March 2011
Accepted: 7 April 2011
Online: 15 April 2011
H. Editor: V. Janoušek
  full text (PDF, 1.15 MB)
Export to RIS
Export to BibTeX
Export to Mendeley
More articles on Geology of the Central American magmatic arc


Petr Hradecký

Introduction to the special volume "Subduction-related igneous activity in Central America - its nature, causes and consequences"

Journal of Geosciences, volume 56 (2011), issue 1, 1 - 7



ALVARADO GE, DENYER P, SINTON CW (1997) The 89 Ma Tortugal komatiitic suite, Costa Rica: implications for a common geological origin of the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific region from a mantle plume. Geology 25: 439-442<0439:TMTKSC>2.3.CO;2

CARR MJ, FEIGENSON MD, PATINO LC, WALKER JA (2003) Volcanism and geochemistry in Central America: progress and problems. In: EILER J (ed) Inside the Subduction Factory. American Geophysical Union Geophysical Monographs 138: 153-174

CARR MJ, PATINO LC, FEIGENSON MD (2007) Petrology and geochemistry of lavas. In: BUNDSCHUCH J, ALVARADO GE (eds) Central America: Geology, Resources and Hazards. Taylor and Francis, London, pp 565-590

Denyer P, Kussmaul S (eds) (2006) Geología de Costa Rica. 2nd edition. Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, pp 1-515

DÉVOLI G (2008) A study of the distribution, characteristics, behaviour and triggering mechanisms of Nicaraguan landslides. Unpublished PhD Thesis, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Oslo

EHRENBORG J (1996) A new stratigraphy for the Tertiary volcanic rocks of the Nicaraguan Highland. Geol Soc Am Bull 108: 830-842<0830:ANSFTT>2.3.CO;2

GIRARD G, van WYK de VRIES B (2005) The Managua Graben and Las Sierras-Masaya volcanic complex (Nicaragua); pull-apart localization by an intrusive complex: results from analogue modeling. J Volcanol Geotherm Res 144: 37-57

HARRY DL, GREEN NL (1999) Slab dehydration and slab petrogenesis in subduction systems involving very young oceanic lithosphere. Chem Geol 160: 309-333

HAUFF F, HOERNLE K, BOOGARD P, ALVARADO GE, GARBE-SCHÖNBERG D (2000) Age and geochemistry of basaltic complexes in Costa Rica: contributions to the geotectonic evolution of Central America. Geochem Geophys Geosyst 1: doi10.1029/1999GC 000020 000020

HRADECKÝ P (2006) Tertiary ignimbrites in Central America: volcanological aspects and lithostratigraphical correlation proposal. Krystalinikum 31: 11-23

HRADECKÝ P, ŠEBESTA J eds (2006) Geological map of the Pacific zone of Nicaragua. 1:200 000. Praha, Managua, ISBN 978-80-7075-671-3

JANOUŠEK V, ERBAN V, HOLUB FV, MAGNA T, BELLON H, MLČOCH B, WIECHERT U, RAPPRICH V (2010) Geochemistry and genesis of behind-arc basaltic lavas from eastern Nicaragua. J Volcanol Geotherm Res 192: 232-256

KUTTEROLF S, SCHACHT U, WEHRMANN H, FREUNDT A, MŐRZ T (2006) Onshore to offshore tephrostratigraphy and marine ash layer diagenesis. In: BUNDSCHUCH J, ALVARADO GE (eds) Central America: Geology, Resources, Hazards. Taylor and Francis, London, pp 395-423

La FEMINA PC, DIXON TH, STRAUCH W (2002) Bookshelf faulting in Nicaragua. Geology 30: 751-754<0751:BFIN>2.0.CO;2

MANN P, ROGERS RD, GAHAGAN L (2007) Overview of plate tectonic history and its unresolved tectonic problems. In: BUNDSCHUCH J, ALVARADO GE (eds) Central America: Geology, Resources, Hazards. Taylor and Francis, London, pp 201-237

MARSHALL JS (2007) Geomorphology and physiographic provinces. In: BUNDSCHUCH J, ALVARADO GE (eds) Central America, Geology, Resources, Hazards. Taylor and Francis, London, pp 75-123

RANERO CR, von HUENE R, FLUCH E, DUARTE M, BACA D (2000) A cross-section of forearc Sandino Basin, Pacific margin of Nicaragua. Tectonics 19: 335-357

RAPPRICH V, HRADECKÝ P (2005) The Cinotepeque Range of Central El Salvador: geology, magma origin and volcanism. Bull Geosci 80: 277-286

Rapprich V, Erban V, Fárová K, Kopačková V, Bellon H, Hernandez W (2010) Volcanic history of the Conchagua Peninsula (eastern El Salvador). J Geosci 55: 95-112

Rogers RD (2003) Jurassic-Recent tectonic and stratigraphic history of the Chortis Block of Honduras and Nicaragua (northern Central America). Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Texas, Austin, pp 1-289

STOIBER RE, CARR MJ (1973) Quaternary volcanic and tectonic segmentation of Central America. Bull Volcanol 37: 304-325

VOGEL T, PATINO L, ALVARADO GE, ROSE WI (2006) Petrogenesis of ignimbrites. In: BUNDSCHUCH J, ALVARADO GE (eds) Central America: Geology, Resources, Hazards. Taylor and Francis, London, pp 591-618

WALKER JA (1981) Petrogenesis of lavas from cinder cone fields behind the volcanic front of Central America. J Geol 89: 721-739

WALKER JA, CARR MJ, FEIGENSON MD, KALAMARIDES RI (1990) The petrogenetic significance of interstratified high- and low-Ti basalts in Central Nicaragua. J Petrol 31: 1141-1164

WEYL R (1980) Geology of Central America. Gebrüder Bornträger, Berlin, Stuttgart, pp 1-371

Wiesemann G (1976) Remarks on the geologic structure of the Republic of El Salvador, Central America. Mitt Geol Paläont Inst Univ Hamburg 44: 557-574

Journal of Geosciences, Published by © Czech Geological Society, with support from the Czech Geological Survey.
Webdesign inspired by aTeo. Hosted at the server of the Institute of Petrology and Structural Geology, Charles University, Prague.
ISSN: 1803-1943 (online), 1802-6222 (print)
email: jgeosci(at)
cover_rotated.gif, 15kB

SNIP (Scopus, 2015): 0.700

IF (ISI, 2015): 1.326

Policy: Open Access

ISSN: 1802-6222

E-ISSN: 1803-1943