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We are committed to bring today’s dispersed, highly specialised, and niche individual research back on a community level to sharpen both the individual effort and our common understanding on SZI.

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Aleutian

53

 Ma

Halmahera (East Molucca)

15

 Ma

New Hebrides-New Britain

10

 Ma

Ryukyu

6

 Ma

Tonga-Kermadec

50

 Ma

Anatolia

104

 Ma

Izu-Bonin-Mariana

52

 Ma

Oman

104

 Ma

South Sandwich

34

 Ma

Cascadia

48

 Ma

Lesser Antilles

49

 Ma

Philippine

9

 Ma

Sunda-Java

50

 Ma

Subduction zone initiation (SZI) events

*Incomplete list of SZI events  that have occurred between

~100 Ma and present day, and are included in the SZI database.

Subduction zone initiation

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The SZI database originates from YoungCEED 2018, an early-career researcher project that was funded by the Centre of Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED) at the University of Oslo.

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