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Released via the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 166.

New ocean crust is constantly created the place tectonic plates diverge. a particular kind of oceanic crust is shaped via back-arc spreading platforms that parallel oceanic island arcs at the facet clear of the subducting plate. Volatile-rich and spatially variable, back-arc spreading platforms are a typical laboratory for multi-disciplinary stories of seafloor production, the move of magma from the deep earth, and the hydrothermal ecosystems that this circulate sustains.

Derived from the distinguished Ridge 2000 InterRidge Theoretical Institute held in 2004, Back-Arc Spreading platforms: Geological, organic, Chemical, and actual Interactions experiences the country of the technological know-how, with decide upon case studies.

Experienced researchers in, and scholars of, marine geology, organic oceanography, marine geochemistry, volcanology, petrology, and geo- and paleomagnetism will locate this quantity an important source now and for the close to future.

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