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Brown University

Seismic Story

Caption: A research team led by Brown University studied seismic velocities -- the speed of seismic waves -- in the Gulf of California to determine that a geological phenomenon known as dynamic upwelling occurs in the Earth's mantle as oceanic crust is formed.

Credit: Yun Wang, Brown University

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