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isostatic

(of the earth's crust) relating to vertical movement upon the upper mantle that results in sea level changes caused by ice-loading from glacier formation during the Ice Age.
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This is done by combing the gravity and seismic crustal structure models in computing the isostatic gravity gradient and solving the VMM inverse problem of isostasy.
In differential isostasy, the absolute thickness of the components of the crustal layers are not considered, instead the change in the thickness of each layer is estimated.
We point out that in the isostasy model used by geophysicists, earth is considered fully incompressible.
Densification triggers negative isostasy, regional subsidence in the form of a rift, graben, or oceanic trench.
Now swap the words duck with crust,and bath water with molten mantle, and you're imagining a basic model of isostasy.
Wiejacz and Wojdynska (1997) speculated some weak seismic activity related to post-glacial isostasy.
The Andes of Argentina and Chile: crustal configuration, isostasy, shortening and tectonic features from gravity data.
Global glacial isostasy and the surface of the iceage earth: The ICE-5G (VM2) model and GRACE.
2004): Cenozoic vertical motions of the Catalan Coastal Ranges (NE Spain): The role o tectonics, isostasy and surface transport.
short wavelengths associated with local isostasy models allow the pass of small amplitudes, or long wavelengths are associated with flexural models (Watts, 2001).