Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Solid Earth, 9, 267–294, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-9-267-2018
Solid Earth, 9, 267–294, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-9-267-2018

Method article 19 Mar 2018

Method article | 19 Mar 2018

Nonlinear viscoplasticity in ASPECT: benchmarking and applications to subduction

Anne Glerum et al.

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A nonlinear viscoplastic rheology is implemented and benchmarked in the ASPECT software, allowing for the modeling of lithospheric deformation. We showcase the new functionality with a four-dimensional model of thermomechanically coupled subduction.