Modeling the Thermal State of the Oceanic Crust

  1. C.R. German,
  2. J. Lin and
  3. L.M. Parson
  1. Yongshun John Chen

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/148GM04

Mid-Ocean Ridges

Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Chen, Y. J. (2004) Modeling the Thermal State of the Oceanic Crust, in Mid-Ocean Ridges (eds C.R. German, J. Lin and L.M. Parson), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/148GM04

Author Information

  1. Computational Geodynamics Laboratory, Department of Geophysics, Peking University, Beijing, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904139

Online ISBN: 9781118665879



  • Hydrothermal circulation (Oceanography);
  • Mid-ocean ridges—Research;
  • Hydrothermal vents;
  • Sea-floor spreading;
  • Earth-Crust


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why Studying the Thermal Structure of Oceanic Crust?

  • Ridge Thermal Models

  • Discussions

  • Summary