Papers about the Zagros Mountains (Arabia/Eurasia plate boundary):

2. Bird, P., M. N. Toksoz, and N. H. Sleep (1975) Thermal and mechanical models of continent-continent convergence zones, J. Geophys. Res., 80, 4405-4416.

3. Bird, P. [1976] Thermal and mechanical evolution of continental convergence zones: Zagros and Himalaya, Ph.D. dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 423 pages. [ 12-MB PDF file ]

5. Toksoz, M. N., and P. Bird (1977) Modeling of temperatures in continental convergence zones, Tectonophysics, 41, 181-193.

9. Bird, P. (1978b) Finite-element modeling of lithosphere deformation: The Zagros collision orogeny, Tectonophysics, 50, 307-336.

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