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.
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