The Physics of Magma Migration and Mantle Flow Beneath a Mid-Ocean Ridge

  1. Jason Phipps Morgan,
  2. Donna K. Blackman and
  3. John M. Sinton
  1. Donald L. Turcotte1 and
  2. Jason Phipps Morgan2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM071p0155

Mantle Flow and Melt Generation at Mid-Ocean Ridges

Mantle Flow and Melt Generation at Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Turcotte, D. L. and Morgan, J. P. (1992) The Physics of Magma Migration and Mantle Flow Beneath a Mid-Ocean Ridge, 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/GM071p0155

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853

  2. 2

    Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCSD, La Jolla CA 92093-0225

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

  • The Physics of Melting and Melt Migration

  • Porous Flow Migration

  • Matrix Compaction

  • Magma Focusing

  • Magma Fracture

  • Mantle Upwelling

  • 3-D Upwelling and Ridge Segmentation

  • Summary