Seamount subduction and earthquakes Public Deposited

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  • Seamounts are ubiquitous features of the seafloor that form part of the fabric of oceanic crust. When a seamount enters a subduction zone, it has a major affect on forearc morphology, the uplift history of the island arc, and the structure of the downgoing slab. It is not known, however, what controls whether a seamount is accreted to the forearc or carried down into the subduction zone and recycled into the deep mantle. Of societal interest is the role seamounts play in geohazards, in particular, the generation of large earthquakes.
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  • A.B. Watts, A.A.P. Koppers, D.P. Robinson, 2010. Seamount Subduction and Earthquakes. Oceanography 23(1): 166-173.
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  • Vol. 23 No. 1 (2010)
  • description.provenance : Made available in DSpace on 2010-04-21T22:35:07Z (GMT). No. of bitstreams: 1 Watts et al Oceanogr 2010.pdf: 661457 bytes, checksum: 832b8c808ce8e612e4812627b2ae68f2 (MD5) Previous issue date: 2010-03

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