|FDSN code||YS (2014-2018)||Operated by||
|Network name||Transitions in the Banda Arc-Australia continental collision (Banda Arc)||Deployment region||United States of America|
|Start year||2014||End year||2018|
Eastern Indonesia is one of the least well understood geological domains of our planet, and yet the region provides a truly remarkable natural experiment for unraveling the complex dynamics of convergent tectonics. The recent, subduction-related collision of the Australian continental lithosphere with the active Banda arc effectively captures the initiation of convergence orogenesis and offers a rare glimpse into a process that has shaped Earth’s evolution over geologic time, as well as providing fresh insights into seismic hazards confronting the world’s fourth most populous country. A number of mysteries remain about the transition from subduction to arc-continental collision in the Banda arc, reflecting fundamental gaps in the general understanding of collisional tectonics.
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.7914/SN/YS_2014|
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