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Doklady Earth Sciences

, Volume 476, Issue 1, pp 1062–1065 | Cite as

The model of whole mantle convection with formation of a long living reservoir feeding the mid-ocean ridge

  • M. N. Evseev
  • V. P. Trubitsyn
Geophysics
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Abstract

This paper shows the results of numerical experiments that reproduce the main global structures in the mantle. In particular, it is shown how, under whole mantle convection, a subducting plate produces circulation currents feeding the mid-ocean ridge.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Physics of the EarthRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of the Theory of Earthquake Prediction and Mathematical GeophysicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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