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dc.contributor.authorHalpaap, Felix
dc.contributor.authorRondenay, Stéphane
dc.contributor.authorPerrin, Alexander
dc.contributor.authorGoes, Saskia
dc.contributor.authorOttemöller, Lars
dc.contributor.authorAustrheim, Håkon
dc.contributor.authorShaw, Robert
dc.contributor.authorEeken, Thomas
dc.date.accessioned2019-06-05T08:25:17Z
dc.date.available2019-06-05T08:25:17Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.citationHalpaap F, Rondenay S, Perrin A, Goes S, Ottemöller L, Austrheim H, Shaw R, Eeken T. Earthquakes track subduction fluids from slab source to mantle wedge sink. Science Advances. 2019;5:eaav7369eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1956/19865
dc.description.abstractSubducting plates release fluids as they plunge into Earth’s mantle and occasionally rupture to produce intraslab earthquakes. It is debated whether fluids and earthquakes are directly related. By combining seismic observations and geodynamic models from western Greece, and comparing across other subduction zones, we find that earthquakes effectively track the flow of fluids from their slab source at >80 km depth to their sink at shallow (<40 km) depth. Between source and sink, the fluids flow updip under a sealed plate interface, facilitating intraslab earthquakes. In some locations, the seal breaks and fluids escape through vents into the mantle wedge, thereby reducing the fluid supply and seismicity updip in the slab. The vents themselves may represent nucleation sites for larger damaging earthquakes.eng
dc.language.isoengeng
dc.publisherAAASeng
dc.relation.urihttp://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/4/eaav7369
dc.rightsAttribution CC BYeng
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0eng
dc.titleEarthquakes track subduction fluids from slab source to mantle wedge sinkeng
dc.typeJournal articleeng
dc.date.updated2019-04-04T12:42:14Z
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2019 The Author(s)eng
dc.type.versionpublishedVersioneng
bora.peerreviewedPeer reviewedeng
dc.type.documentJournal article
dc.identifier.cristinID1690283
dc.identifier.doi10.1126/sciadv.aav7369eng
dc.source.issn2375-2548eng
dc.relation.projectIDNorges forskningsråd: 231354).
dc.relation.journalScience Advances


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