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XZ (2016-2017): Volatile recycling at the Lesser Antilles Arc: Processes and consequences

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FDSN code XZ (2016-2017) Operated by University of Southampton (UK)
Network name Volatile recycling at the Lesser Antilles Arc: Processes and consequences (VOILA) Deployment region United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Start year 2016 End year 2017
Short description

Subduction zones are the prime regions where water is exchanged between the solid Earth, oceans and atmosphere. Yet, water transport through subduction is only partially understood. In this project, we target the Lesser Antilles Arc, one of only two zones that subducts lithosphere formed at the slowly spreading Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Atlantic lithosphere is more hydrated, especially in the mantle part, than lithosphere consumed at Pacific and Indian Ocean trenches, making it a key endmember to advance understanding.

Citation Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.7914/SN/XZ_2016
Citation
Frank Kruger, Andreas Rietbrock, Catherine Rychert, Nicholas Harmon, Jenny Collier (2016): Volatile recycling at the Lesser Antilles Arc: Processes and consequences. International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks. Dataset/Seismic Network. 10.7914/SN/XZ_2016
Citation notes

Data comes from German DEPAS Pool, and Scripps Insititution of Oceanography OBS pool.

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