Subduction zone initiation reconstructions

Subduction zone initiation (SZI) reconstructions for selected events since around 100 Ma. The reconstructed events are based on the whole Earth Sciences community point-of-view of the SZI database.

Glendonite formation (Fur)

Model for the formation of glendonite (and concretionary calcite growth around them) in the Eocene-aged sediments of northern Denmark.

Entrada Formation (Utah)

Interpreted Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) model of a cliff showing igneous intrusions. Profile is from the Entrada Formation (160 Ma, Utah).

Slab tearing (sketch)

Sketch of laterally progressing slab detachment and resulting inflow of asthenospheric material into the opening gap.

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