One-and-a-Half Layer Convection?...

  • H.-C. Nataf
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 258)

Abstract

Recycling at convergence zones is very much dependent upon the fate of the subducting lithosphere in a convecting mantle. Hot spots also play a key role in the understanding of the circulation in the mantle.

Keywords

Thermal Boundary Layer Lower Mantle Seismic Tomography Mantle Convection Lower Boundary Layer 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • H.-C. Nataf
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  1. 1.Département de GéologieÉcole Normale SupérieureParis, Cedex 05France

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