Review [post]

2020 unpublished
The work by Strak and Schellart uses numerical models to study the South America subduction zone. They compare their models results with data from South America using a ranking system to find which values of the studied parameters work best to fit the natural case. The manuscript is well written and the figures are clear, however I have troubles understanding the logic behind the study because I believe there is an important flaw at the base of it (see first comment below). Major points In this
more » ... ajor points In this study, the South America subduction zone is treated as if its characteristics (those used to rank the models) are the same everywhere along trench. This C1
doi:10.5194/se-2020-134-rc1 fatcat:iukwq6ug5vdmfipy7pje42uy7m