The Dynamics of Continental Accretion

In a recent paper [1], we used Underworld models to examine subduction congestion associated with the ingestion of a continental ribbon. The SE Australian geological record turned out to be a wonderful place to study this process. Here is a short summary of the work for a relatively non-technical audience that we put together and some additional figures which I prepared.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://geo-down-under.geoscience.education/the-dynamics-of-continental-accretion/