Effects of Plate Subduction on the Earth's Deep Water Cycles.

Rüpke, Lars (2004) Effects of Plate Subduction on the Earth's Deep Water Cycles. (Doctoral thesis/PhD), Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, XI, 91 pp.

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Abstract

This thesis explores hydration and dehydration reactions of oceanic lithosphere at subduction zones. On a regional, subduction zone scale the intensity and timing of slab fluid is studied using a chemo-thermo-mechanical model. By coupling this model to a parameterized mantle convection model the global implications of plate subduction on the geochemical water cycle of the Earth's mantle are explored.

Document Type: Thesis (Doctoral thesis/PhD)
Thesis Advisors: Phipps-Morgan, Jason and Hort, Matthias
Keywords: Subduktion, Wasserkreislauf, Numerisches Modell
Research affiliation: OceanRep > SFB 574 > C5
OceanRep > SFB 574
OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB4 Dynamics of the Ocean Floor > FB4-GDY Marine Geodynamics
OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB4 Dynamics of the Ocean Floor > FB4-MUHS Magmatic and Hydrothermal Systems
Refereed: No
Open Access Journal?: Yes
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2009 16:32
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2016 14:12
URI: http://oceanrep.geomar.de/id/eprint/4712

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