Age, spreading rates, and spreading asymmetry of the world's ocean crust

  title={Age, spreading rates, and spreading asymmetry of the world's ocean crust},
  author={R. Dietmar M{\"u}ller and Maria Sdrolias and Carmen Gaina and Walter R. Roest},
We present four companion digital models of the age, age uncertainty, spreading rates, and spreading asymmetries of the world's ocean basins as geographic and Mercator grids with 2 arc min resolution. The grids include data from all the major ocean basins as well as detailed reconstructions of back‐arc basins. The age, spreading rate, and asymmetry at each grid node are determined by linear interpolation between adjacent seafloor isochrons in the direction of spreading. Ages for ocean floor… 

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