Along-strike variations in underthrust sediment dewatering on the Nicoya margin, Costa Rica related to the updip limit of seismicity

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doi: 10.1029/2003GL018863
Author(s): Spinelli, Glenn A.; Saffer, Demian M.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Department of Earth and Environmental Scince, Socorro, NM, United States
University of Wyoming, United States
Volume Title: Geophysical Research Letters
Source: Geophysical Research Letters, 31(4), 4p. Publisher: American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0094-8276 CODEN: GPRLAJ
Note: In English. 27 refs.; illus., incl. geol. sketch map
Year of Publication: 2004
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 17 Geophysics, General; 19 Geophysics, Seismology; Central America; Clay minerals; Cocos Plate; Continental margin; Costa Rica; Dehydration; East Pacific; East Pacific Rise; Faults; Geometry; Illite; Kinetics; Leg 170; Marine sediments; Models; Nazca Plate; Nicoya Peninsula; Ocean Drilling Program; Overpressure; P-T conditions; Pacific Ocean; Phase transitions; Plate tectonics; Sea-floor spreading; Sediments; Seismicity; Sheet silicates; Silicates; Smectite; Spreading centers; Subduction zones; Thermal models; Underthrust faults
Coordinates: N090000 N110000 W0850000 W0860000
Record ID: 2005013432
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