Mantle convection for geologists [E-Book] / Geoffrey F. Davies.
Davies, Geoffrey F., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
1 online resource (vii, 232 pages)
englisch
9780521198004
9780511973413
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Context
  • 3. Why moving plates?
  • 4. Solid, yielding mantle
  • 5. Convection
  • 6. The plate mode of convection
  • 7. The plume mode of convection
  • 8. Perspective
  • 9. Evolution and tectonics
  • 10. Mantle chemical evolution
  • 11. Assimilating mantle convection into geology
  • Appendix A. Exponential growth and decay
  • Appendix B. Thermal evolution details
  • Appendix C. Chemical evolution details.