Edited by Jeffrey T. Freymueller, Peter J. Haeussler, Robert L. Wesson, and Göran Ekström. 350 pages, hardbound, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-87590-444-3. Pre-orders: https://www.aip.org/ecomm/agu/books.jsp. List Price: $128.00; AGU Member Price: $89.60

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This multidisciplinary monograph provides the first modern integrative summary of one of the most spectacular active tectonic systems in North America. The book's publication comes at the beginning of the National Science Foundation EarthScope project, and Alaska is perhaps the least-understood area within the EarthScope footprint. This work is organized around four major themes: subduction and great earthquakes at the Aleutian Arc, the transition from strike-slip to collision tectonics in...

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