Geophysical Constraints on Mantle Flow and Melt Generation Beneath Mid-Ocean Ridges

  1. Jason Phipps Morgan,
  2. Donna K. Blackman and
  3. John M. Sinton
  1. Donald W. Forsyth

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM071p0001

Mantle Flow and Melt Generation at Mid-Ocean Ridges

Mantle Flow and Melt Generation at Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Forsyth, D. W. (1992) Geophysical Constraints on Mantle Flow and Melt Generation Beneath Mid-Ocean Ridges, in Mantle Flow and Melt Generation at Mid-Ocean Ridges (eds J. P. Morgan, D. K. Blackman and J. M. Sinton), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM071p0001

Author Information

  1. Dept. of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900353

Online ISBN: 9781118663875

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Keywords:

  • Volcanism—Congresses;
  • Earth—Mantle—Congresses;
  • Mid-ocean ridges—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physical Properties

  • Axial Depths and Subsidence Rates

  • Geoid Height

  • Seismological Observations

  • Crustal Thickness

  • Summary