Fluids in the Lower Crust Inferred from Electromagnetic Data

  1. Robert F. Mereu,
  2. Stephan Mueller and
  3. David M. Fountain
  1. Leonid Vanyan and
  2. Andrej Shilovski

Published Online: 9 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM051p0243

Properties and Processes of Earth's Lower Crust

Properties and Processes of Earth's Lower Crust

How to Cite

Vanyan, L. and Shilovski, A. (1989) Fluids in the Lower Crust Inferred from Electromagnetic Data, in Properties and Processes of Earth's Lower Crust (eds R. F. Mereu, S. Mueller and D. M. Fountain), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM051p0243

Author Information

  1. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Moscow 117218, Ussr

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904566

Online ISBN: 9781118666388

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Keywords:

  • Earth—Crust—Congresses;
  • Geophysics—Congresses

Summary

Electromagnetic data suggest an anomalously low resistivity for the lower crust. the most plausible explanation is super-critical fluid in pores and microcracks