SF (Subduction Factory)

Over-Arching Themes:

(See Science Plans, page 67)

Methods of Studying SubFac Processes:

(See detailed discussion in Science Plans, page 78)

Focus Areas and Rationale:

Workshops and Theoretical Earth Institutes (TEIs):

Major Research Activities (MARGINS funding 1999-present):

Input at the Trench:

Output at the Arc:

Geophysical Studies:

Experimental and Theoretical:

Intellectual Progress During MARGINS:

Map (PDF) prepared by the MARGINS Office, showing the available information on where work has been funded to date in the Costa Rica-Nicaragua focus area. (Click map for a larger version with explanatory caption.)

Map (PDF) prepared by the MARGINS Office, showing the available information on where work has been funded to date in the Izu-Bonin-Mariana focus area. (Click map for a larger version with explanatory caption.)

Major Research Gaps:

Ongoing Scientific Problems Motivated by MARGINS Research:

Work to date highlights the longevity of the scientific themes developed in the Science Plan, and sharpens the focus of many questions.

International Collaborations:

SF Presentations and Publications:

(See “Research” section)

Nuggets:

(Proposal start dates in parentheses)

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