Juan Pablo Canales

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B12A-0755. Langmuir, C. H., J. F. Bender, and R. Batiza (1986), Petrolo-<lb>gical and tectonic segmentation of the East Pacific Rise,<lb>5<lb>300–14 300N, Nature, 322, 422–429, doi:10.1038/ 322422a0.<lb>Leybourne, M. I., and N. A. Van Wagoner (1991), Heck and Heckle seamounts, northeast Pacific Ocean: High extrusion<lb>rates of primitive and highly depleted(More)
S U M M A R Y We have simultaneously inverted seismic refraction and wide-angle Moho reflection traveltimes for the 2-D crustal thickness and velocity structure of 150–300 kyr old crust along the East Pacific Rise (EPR) between the Siqueiros and Clipperton fracture zones (FZs). Our results show a strong correlation between ridge segmentation and upperand(More)
The Mantle Electromagnetic and Tomography (MELT ) Experiment was designed to distinguish between competing models of magma generation beneath mid-ocean ridges. Seismological observations demonstrate that basaltic melt is present beneath the East Pacific Rise spreading center in a broad region several hundred kilometers across and extending to depths greater(More)
New seismic observations of crustal structure along the Juan de Fuca Ridge indicate that the axial rift topography reflects magma-induced deformation rather than alternating phases of magmatism and tectonic extension, as previously proposed. Contrary to predictions of the episodic models, crustal magma bodies are imaged beneath portions of all ridge(More)
The Earth's oceanic crust crystallizes from magmatic systems generated at mid-ocean ridges. Whereas a single magma body residing within the mid-crust is thought to be responsible for the generation of the upper oceanic crust, it remains unclear if the lower crust is formed from the same magma body, or if it mainly crystallizes from magma lenses located at(More)
The oceanic crust extends over two-thirds of the Earth's solid surface, and is generated along mid-ocean ridges from melts derived from the upwelling mantle. The upper and middle crust are constructed by dyking and sea-floor eruptions originating from magma accumulated in mid-crustal lenses at the spreading axis, but the style of accretion of the lower(More)
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