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Sea floor Spreading Simulator

Sea floor Spreading Simulator

This is a java application to simulate the magnetic striping that results from sea floor spreading combined with magnetic polarity changes. Users may control the shape of the spreading boundary, the rate of spreading, and the time over which the spreading occurs (from 25 mya to present). It's presented here as a complete application, but the source code is available on request. The primary content is a JAR file, suitable for running in Windows XP. The mirror site is a tar file containing a Max Application Bundle, suitable for running in Mac OS X.


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