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Contents for Christie et al.
Preface
David M. Christie and Charles R. Fisher..........................................................................vii
Geological, Biological, Chemical, and Physical Interactions in Back-Arc Spreading 
Systems¿An Introduction
David M. Christie and Charles R. Fisher............................................................................1
Synthesis Papers
Modes of Crustal Accretion in Back-Arc Basins: Inferences From the Lau Basin
Fernando Martinez and Brian Taylor.................................................................................
Present-Day Tectonics in Four Active Island Arcs Based on GPS Observations and 
Forearc Stress Fields
Teruyuki Kato and Atsuki Kubo.......................................................................................
Mantle Structure and Flow Patterns Beneath Active Back-Arc Basins Inferred From 
Passive Seismic and Electromagnetic Methods
Douglas A. Wiens, Nobukazu Seama, and James A. Conder.........................................
Origin of Back-Arc Basin Magmas: Trace Element and Isotope Perspectives
Julian A. Pearce and Robert J. Stern................................................................................
Chemical Systematics and Hydrous Melting of the Mantle in Back-Arc Basins
C.H. Langmuir, A. Bézos, S. Escrig, and S.W. Parman.................................................
Unique Geochemistry of Submarine Hydrothermal Fluids From Arc¿Back-Arc Settings 
of the Western Pacific
Toshitaka Gamo, Junichiro Ishibashi, Urumu Tsunogai, Kei Okamura, and Hitoshi 
Chiba...............................................................................................................................
Magmatic Fluids as a Source of Metals in Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems
Kaihui Yang and Steven D. Scott...................................................................................
Microbial Ecology of Mid-Ocean Ridges and Back-Arc Basins
Ken Takai, Satoshi Nakagawa, Anna-Louise Reysenbach, and Joost Hoek.................
Composition and Biogeography of Hydrothermal Vent Communities in Western Pacific 
Back-Arc Basin
Daniel Desbruyères, Jun Hashimoto, and Marie-Claire Fabri......................................
Physiological Ecology of Back-Arc Basin Fauna: Explorations of the Known and 
Unknown
James J. Childress, Dijanna Figueroa, and Michael Henry.........................................
Case Studies
The East Scotia Sea: Mantle to Microbe
Roy Livermore...........................................................................................................
Tectonic and Magmatic Evolution of the Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea: Review and 
New Synthesis
Sang-Mook Lee and Etienne Ruellan........................................................................
Origin of Diverse Geochemical Signatures in Igneous Rocks From the West Philippine 
Basin: Implications for Tectonic Models
Rosemary Hickey-Vargas, Ivan P. Savov, Michael Bizimis, Teruaki Ishii, and Kantaro 
Fujioka..........................................................................................................................

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sea-floor spreading.
Back-arc basins.
Hydrothermal vents.
Marine geophysics.