Adaptively Refined Mesh in the SW Pacific (image) California Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption This cross section shows the adaptively refined mesh with a finest resolution of about 1 km in the region from the New Hebrides to Tonga in the SW Pacific. The refinement occurs both around plate boundaries and dynamically in response to the nonlinear rheology. Credit Georg Stadler, Institute for Computational Engineering & Sciences, UT Austin Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.