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Illuminating subduction zone rheological properties in the wake of a giant earthquake

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Science Advances  18 Dec 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 12, eaax6720
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax6720

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vol. 5 no. 12

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  • Received for publication April 11, 2019
  • Accepted for publication October 25, 2019
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  1. Jonathan R. Weiss1,2,
  2. Qiang Qiu3,4,*,
  3. Sylvain Barbot5,
  4. Tim J. Wright1,
  5. James H. Foster6,
  6. Alexander Saunders1,
  7. Benjamin A. Brooks7,
  8. Michael Bevis8,
  9. Eric Kendrick8,
  10. Todd L. Ericksen7,
  11. Jonathan Avery6,
  12. Robert Smalley Jr.9,
  13. Sergio R. Cimbaro10,
  14. Luis E. Lenzano11,
  15. Jorge Barón11,
  16. Juan Carlos Báez12 and
  17. Arturo Echalar13
  1. 1COMET, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.
  2. 2Institute of Geosciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany.
  3. 3Earth Observatory of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  4. 4Asian School of the Environment, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  5. 5Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  6. 6Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA.
  7. 7U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Science Center, Menlo Park, CA, USA.
  8. 8School of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.
  9. 9Center for Earthquake Research and Information, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA.
  10. 10Dirección de Geodesia, Instituto Geográfico Nacional, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  11. 11International Center for Earth Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.
  12. 12Centro Sismológico Nacional, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.
  13. 13Instituto Geográfico Militar, La Paz, Bolivia.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: qiuqiang{at}


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