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Improving earthquake forecasts
As the cooler oceanic lithosphere subducts it becomes dehydrated, releasing fluid that migrates along the fractures in the plate. The fluid becomes trapped due to reduced porosity and permeability, and the clay acts as a weakening mechanism, thus ...
studio deFORM stacks stone from four italian sites to realize lithosphere
london-based architecture firm and design gallery matter of stuff, has unveiled the 'lithosphere coffee table' — the first product in their collection 'curated by MOS'.
Understanding the softness in Earth's lithosphere
Lithosphere is the stiff layer of rock that lies atop the slow-motion convection of Earth's solid, yet ductile, interior.
Graduate students recognized for outstanding research
Cory Reed of Union, Missouri, a Ph.D.
10 weird things you never knew about the ocean's deepest places
Both Mercury and Earth's Moon are tectonically dead. Mars appears to have tectonically ceased, and Venus is dominated by thick lithosphere with mantle plumes. On Earth, subduction zones produce continental crust, which can protrude from the ocean (the ...

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