Demise of the Farallon Plate Beneath North America.
Former Post Doctoral Scholar Lijie Han and Graduate student Eh Tan, working with Michael Gurnis,
formulated a regional spherical model of the subduction of the Farallon Plate
beneath North America.
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A detailed description of our work appeared in Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems and you can obtain a PDF reprint here.
Additional references of related material can be found here.
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