What Controls the Seismogenic Plate Interface in Subduction Zones?

  1. Gray E. Bebout,
  2. David W. Scholl,
  3. Stephen H. Kirby and
  4. John P. Platt
  1. Larry J. Ruff and
  2. Bart W. Tichelaar

Published Online: 23 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM096p0105

Subduction Top to Bottom

Subduction Top to Bottom

How to Cite

Ruff, L. J. and Tichelaar, B. W. (1996) What Controls the Seismogenic Plate Interface in Subduction Zones?, 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/GM096p0105

Author Information

  1. Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

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

  • Large Underthrusting Earthquakes

  • Down-Dip Edge of Seismogenic Interface

  • Does the Coastline Control the Downdip Edge of Subduction Earthquakes?

  • Conclusions