Central American Subduction System.

Hoernle, Kaj A. , Plank, T., Silver, E., Alvarado, G., Gonzales, V. and Protti, M. (2007) Central American Subduction System. Open Access Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 88 (44). p. 459. DOI 10.1029/2007EO440006.

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Abstract

Workshop to Integrate Subduction Factory and Seismogenic Zone Studies in Central America, Heredia, Costa Rica, 18–22 June 2007 The driving force for great earthquakes and the cycling of water and climate-influencing volatiles (carbon dioxide, sulfur, halogens) across the convergent margin of Central America have been a focus of international efforts for over 8 years, as part of the MARGINS program of the U.S. National Science Foundation, the Collaborative Research Center (SFB 574) of the German Science Foundation, and the Central American science community. Over 120 scientists and students from 10 countries met in Costa Rica to synthesize this intense effort spanning from land to marine geological and geophysical studies.

Document Type: Article
Keywords: Seismology; Meeresgeologie; Geophysics; Subduction zone processes; Tectonophysics; Volcanic arcs; Subduction zones
Research affiliation: OceanRep > SFB 574
OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB4 Dynamics of the Ocean Floor > FB4-MUHS
OceanRep > SFB 574 > C2
Refereed: No
Open Access Journal?: No
DOI etc.: 10.1029/2007EO440006
ISSN: 0096-3941
Projects: SFB574
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2010 07:45
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2019 19:30
URI: http://oceanrep.geomar.de/id/eprint/8660

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