Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union

Mantle structure and dynamics



On November 20 and 21, 1984, the Geophysical Laboratory and the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism of the Carnegie Institution sponsored a workshop on the structure and dynamics of the mantle. The participants represented several academic institutions and a wide range of disciplines within the earth and planetary sciences. The following is a description and partial synthesis of the discussions and conclusions of the workshop.