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Glacial cycles drive variations in the production of oceanic crust

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Glacial cycles redistribute water between oceans and continents, causing pressure changes in the upper mantle, with consequences for the melting of Earth’s interior. Using Plio-Pleistocene sea-level variations as a forcing function, theoretical models of mid-ocean ridge dynamics that include melt transport predict temporal variations in crustal thickness of hundreds of meters. New bathymetry from the Australian-Antarctic ridge shows statistically significant spectral energy near the Milankovi...

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Peer reviewed

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279925
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Publisher:
American Association for the Advancement of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
Science
Volume:
347
Issue:
6227
Pages:
1237-1240
Publication date:
2015-05-02
Acceptance date:
2015-01-28
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1095-9203
ISSN:
0036-8075
Language:
English

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