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Global trench migration velocities and slab migration induced upper mantle volume fluxes: Constraints to find an Earth reference frame based on minimizing viscous dissipation

Schellart, Wouter; Stegman, D R; Freeman, Justin

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Since the advent of plate tectonics different global reference frames have been used to describe the motion of plates and trenches. The difference in plate motion and trench migration between different reference frames can be substantial (up to 4 cm/yr).

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/26540
Source: Earth-Science Reviews
DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2008.01.005

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