Articles | Volume 3, issue 2
Solid Earth, 3, 415–432, 2012

Special issue: Subduction zones

Solid Earth, 3, 415–432, 2012

Research article 26 Nov 2012

Research article | 26 Nov 2012

Subduction to the lower mantle – a comparison between geodynamic and tomographic models

B. Steinberger et al.

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