Seismic Anisotropy, Flow, and Constitution of the Upper Mantle

  1. H. C. Heard,
  2. I. Y. Borg,
  3. N. L. Carter and
  4. C. B. Raleigh
  1. Neville L. Carter1,
  2. David W. Baker2 and
  3. Richard P. George Jr.1

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM016p0167

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

How to Cite

Carter, N. L., Baker, D. W. and George, R. P. (1972) Seismic Anisotropy, Flow, and Constitution of the Upper Mantle, in Flow and Fracture of Rocks (eds H. C. Heard, I. Y. Borg, N. L. Carter and C. B. Raleigh), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM016p0167

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Earth and Space Sciences, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York 11790

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60680

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1972

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900162

Online ISBN: 9781118664063

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Keywords:

  • Clinopyroxene fabrics;
  • Compressional wave velocity;
  • Dunites;
  • Peridotite;
  • P-wave velocity;
  • Seismic anisotropy;
  • Syntectonic recrystallization;
  • Upper mantle

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Flow Properties and Processes in the Upper Mantle

  • Experimental Syntectonic Recrystallization

  • Fabrics and Seismic Anisotropy of Natural Peridotites and Garnet Clinopyroxenites

  • Results