Geochemical composition of subducting sediments as bulk input flux to trenches. Data is integrated and averaged over large sections of the seafloor from subduction areas, linking sediment input with arc volcanic output.
Coverage Scope: Global
Geographic Location: Hikurangi, Kermadec, Tonga, Vanuatu, E.Sunda, Java, Sumatra, Andaman, Makran, Philippine, Ryukyu, Nankai, Marianas, Marianas, Izu-Bonin, Honshu, Kuriles, Kamchatka, Aleutians, Alaska, Cascadia, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, Peru, N.Chile, C. Chile, S. Chile, Sandwich, N. Antilles,S. Antilles
Plank, T. (2014) The chemical composition of subducting sediments. Chapter 4.17 Treatise on Geochemistry, second edition. Editors-in-Chief: Heinrich Holland and Karl Turekian. Editor for Volume 4, The Crust: Roberta Rudnick.
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GLOSS, GLOSS-II, sediment geochemistry, subduction, mass flux, volcanic arcs, subduction zones, geochemical mass balance, trenches