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Lower-crustal rheology and thermal gradient in the Taiwan orogenic belt illuminated by the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake

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Science Advances  27 Feb 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 2, eaav3287
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aav3287

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vol. 5 no. 2

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  • Received for publication September 5, 2018
  • Accepted for publication January 23, 2019

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  1. Chi-Hsien Tang1,2,*,
  2. Ya-Ju Hsu1,2,
  3. Sylvain Barbot3,
  4. James D. P. Moore4 and
  5. Wu-Lung Chang5
  1. 1Institute of Earth Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.
  2. 2Department of Geosciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  3. 3Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  4. 4Earth Observatory of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore.
  5. 5Department of Earth Sciences, National Central University, Taoyuan, Taiwan.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: chihsientang{at}


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