As understood from the seismotectonic of Sumatera, the seismicity of Sumatera is controlled by the subduction
Unraveling the origin of fresher-than-seawater fluids is of great importance to understanding subduction
Scientists are using GPS technology to track the movement of land above the subduction
Si l'histoire de la subduction
se prolonge, le contexte d'un systeme d'iles en arc peut alterner episodiquement d'un regime en compression a un regime en extension.
The segment of the Andes, located west of Peru, is the result of a subduction
process of the Nazca (NP) plate beneath the South American (SA) plate.
However, boninites contain the chemical imprint of a source region invaded by fluids derived from a subduction
zone (for example, they contain 10 times more water than mid-ocean ridge lavas).
In a subduction
zone, the location where two tectonic plates meet and one is forced underneath the other, large sections of the Earth's crust might get consumed.
A major quake in the Cascadia Subduction
Zone off the Northwest coast would have an expected magnitude of 9.0, equal to the 2011 earthquake that triggered a deadly and destructive tsunami in Japan.
Scientists have long thought diamonds might form in subduction
zones, where one tectonic plate plunges under another and sinks hundreds of kilometers into the mantle.
The Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica is one of the few places where land sits atop the portion of a subduction
zone where Earth's greatest earthquakes take place.
The joint where the Pacific and North American plates meet forms what is known as a 'subduction
' zone, with the North American plate riding over the edge of the Pacific plate.