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Nature Geoscience, ISSN 1752-0894, 05/2016, Volume 9, Issue 5, pp. 384 - 388
Water and carbon are transferred from the ocean to the mantle in a process that alters mantle peridotite to create serpentinite and supports diverse... 
TOMOGRAPHY | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | EVOLUTION | FLUID-FLOW | MODELS | SEISMIC-REFRACTION | CRUSTAL STRUCTURE | RIFTED MARGINS | PERIDOTITES | SERPENTINIZATION | ZONES
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Geology, ISSN 0091-7613, 01/2012, Volume 40, Issue 1, pp. 35 - 38
How flat slab geometries are generated has been long debated. It has been suggested that trenchward motion of thick cratons in some areas of South America and... 
ELECTRICAL-RESISTIVITY | CENTRAL ANDES | EVOLUTION | GEOLOGY | MODELS | BELT | ARGENTINA | RIDGE | ZONES | Subduction zones (Geology) | Research | Plate tectonics | Natural history
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Nature, ISSN 0028-0836, 11/2010, Volume 468, Issue 7321, pp. 294 - 299
During early extension, cold continental lithosphere thins and subsides, creating rift basins. If extension continues to final break-up, the split and greatly... 
FLEMISH CAP | CONTINENTAL MARGINS | EVOLUTION | MODELS | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | NORTHERN NORTH-SEA | BASIN | IBERIA | DETACHMENT | NONVOLCANIC RIFTED MARGINS | LITHOSPHERIC EXTENSION | Environmental aspects | Faults (Geology) | Lithosphere | Geometry | Stratigraphy | Geology | Cold | Plate tectonics
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Marine and Petroleum Geology, ISSN 0264-8172, 01/2017, Volume 79, pp. 257 - 281
Crustal rheology controls the style of rifting and ultimately the architecture of rifted margins. Here we review the formation of three magma-poor margin... 
South China Sea | South Atlantic | Iberia-Newfounland | Magma-poor margins | DEEP-STRUCTURE | NORTHERN MARGIN | lberia-Newfounland | UPPER-MANTLE | STRIKE-SLIP FAULTS | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | PASSIVE MARGINS | CONTINENTAL BREAK-UP | NON-VOLCANIC MARGINS | RIVER MOUTH BASIN | SEISMIC-REFRACTION PROFILES | TECTONIC EVOLUTION | Architecture | Analysis | Geophysics
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Nature, ISSN 0028-0836, 03/2011, Volume 471, Issue 7338, pp. 353 - 359
Large-scale deformation of continents remains poorly understood more than 40 years after the plate tectonic revolution(1). Rock flow strength and mass density... 
CALIFORNIA | TEMPERATURE | THERMAL TRANSPORT-PROPERTIES | WESTERN UNITED-STATES | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | EXPANSION | HEAT-FLOW DATA | FORE-ARC | LITHOSPHERE | MANTLE | CONTINENTAL-CRUST | Earth | Crust | Observations | Plate tectonics | Geology | Stone | Estimates | Methods
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GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS, ISSN 1525-2027, 10/2013, Volume 14, Issue 10, pp. 4351 - 4369
The conditions permitting mantle serpentinization during continental rifting are explored within 2-D thermotectonostratigraphic basin models, which track the... 
rifted margins | SEA | OCEAN TRANSITION | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | EVOLUTION | Norway | CRUSTAL STRUCTURE | HYDROTHERMAL CONVECTION | NE ATLANTIC | TRANSFORM MARGIN | serpentine | basin modeling | VORING BASIN
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Earth and Planetary Science Letters, ISSN 0012-821X, 11/2018, Volume 501, pp. 180 - 191
Passive margins are first-order tectonic features on earth, formed by polyphase extension and breakup of continental lithosphere. It is accepted that mildly... 
Qiongdongnan Basin | South China Sea | lower crustal flow | syn-rift subsidence deficit | extension discrepancy | lithospheric depth-dependent thinning | MAGMA-POOR MARGINS | ATLANTIC | SERPENTINIZATION | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | REFLECTION | EVOLUTION | NEWFOUNDLAND | ARCHITECTURE | RIFTED MARGINS | HEAT-FLOW | LITHOSPHERE | Earth | Crust | Basins (Geology) | Mantle | Tectonics (Geology)
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Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, ISSN 0031-9201, 09/2015, Volume 246, pp. 41 - 51
The surface of the solid Earth is effectively stress free in its subaerial portions, and hydrostatic beneath the oceans. Unfortunately, this type of boundary... 
Free-surface stabilization | Geodynamic modelling | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | DEFORMATION | GRAVITY-ANOMALIES | Analysis | Models | Algorithms
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GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS, ISSN 1525-2027, 04/2009, Volume 10
Improved recovery of the spatial variability in the effective elastic thickness, T-e, of the lithosphere is important to interpret Earth's structure and... 
GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | spectral methods | CONTINENTAL LITHOSPHERE | wavelets | COHERENCE METHOD | FLEXURAL RIGIDITY | STRENGTH | GRAVITY | effective elastic thickness
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Geology, ISSN 0091-7613, 07/2001, Volume 29, Issue 7, pp. 587 - 590
The Porcupine Basin southwest of Ireland provides an opportunity to study the symmetry of rifting at stretching factors approaching continental breakup.... 
Rifting | Mud volcanoes | Serpentinite | Detachment fault | Décollement | decollement | serpentinite | MELT | WEST | IBERIA | LITHOSPHERIC EXTENSION | EVOLUTION | GEOLOGY | OCEAN-CONTINENT TRANSITION | detachment fault | RIFTED MARGINS | rifting | mud volcanoes | Soils | Faults (Geology) | Ireland | Serpentine content
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Earth and Planetary Science Letters, ISSN 0012-821X, 2009, Volume 287, Issue 1, pp. 152 - 167
Detailed information on lateral variations in lithospheric properties can aid in understanding how surface deformation relates to deep Earth processes. The... 
tectonism and mantle processes | lithospheric structure of Africa | effective elastic thickness | WESTERN | BREAKUP | STRUCTURE BENEATH | GRAVITY | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | UPPER-MANTLE | CRUSTAL | CONTINENTAL LITHOSPHERE | EVOLUTION | FLEXURE | EAST-AFRICAN | Geology | Cratons | Earth | Proxy | Anisotropy | Analysis | Tectonics (Geology) | Biosphere | Rocks | Seismic waves | Mantle | Plateaus | Topographical drawing
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Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, ISSN 1525-2027, 04/2009, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp. np - np
Improved recovery of the spatial variability in the effective elastic thickness, T sub(e), of the lithosphere is important to interpret Earth's structure and... 
Earth | Wavelet | Americas | Fourier transforms | Small scale | Floods | Estimates | Recovery
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EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, ISSN 0096-3941, 06/2007, Volume 88, Issue 25 (2007 Joint Assembly
The flexural rigidity or effective elastic thickness of the lithosphere, Te, primarily depends on its thermal gradient and composition. Consequently, maps of... 
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EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, ISSN 0096-3941, 06/2007, Volume 88, Issue 25 (2007 Joint Assembly
The flexural rigidity or effective elastic thickness of the lithosphere, Te, primarily depends on its thermal gradient and composition. Consequently, maps of... 
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Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, ISSN 0148-0227, 08/2011, Volume 116, Issue B8, p. n/a
The extent of the area accommodating convergence between the African and Iberian plates, how this convergence is partitioned between crust and mantle, and the... 
strain partitioning | flexure | viscous dripping | gravity | geoid | mantle underthrusting | PLATE BOUNDARY | WIDE-ANGLE | GEOCHEMISTRY & GEOPHYSICS | WESTERN | REFLECTION SEISMIC DATA | EASTERN ATLANTIC | HEAT-FLOW | ATLAS MOUNTAINS | ANTI-ATLAS | BENEATH | GRAVITATIONAL INSTABILITIES | Plate tectonics | Continental dynamics
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