By Brian Taylor, James Natland

Published via the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 88.

This quantity specializes in the volcanic, fluid, sedimentary, and tectonic techniques taking place within the trencharc-backarc structures of the western Pacific—a usual neighborhood concentration for reports of those topics. the result of ocean drilling and linked website surveys within the western Pacific have introduced primary alterations to our realizing of volcanism, crustal deformation, fluid stream, and sedimentation in energetic margins and marginal basins. Our target here's to synthesize the result of ocean drilling in a multi-disciplinary demeanour, together with a comparability of the findings from drilling legs having comparable issues, and to stress the importance of those effects to the wider geoscience community.

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