Thermo-Mechanical Evolution of Oceanic Lithosphere: Implications for the Subduction Process and Deep Earthquakes

  1. Gray E. Bebout,
  2. David W. Scholl,
  3. Stephen H. Kirby and
  4. John P. Platt
  1. Seth Stein1 and
  2. Carol A. Stein2

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM096p0001

Subduction Top to Bottom

Subduction Top to Bottom

How to Cite

Stein, S. and Stein, C. A. (1996) Thermo-Mechanical Evolution of Oceanic Lithosphere: Implications for the Subduction Process and Deep Earthquakes, in Subduction Top to Bottom (eds G. E. Bebout, D. W. Scholl, S. H. Kirby and J. P. Platt), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM096p0001

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston IL

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900780

Online ISBN: 9781118664575

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Keywords:

  • Subduction zones

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Oceanic Lithosphere

  • Thermo-Mechanical Structure of Oceanic Lithosphere

  • Thermal Structure of Subducting Slabs

  • Prospects