Small-Scale Convection and Mantle Melting Beneath Mid-Ocean Ridges

  1. Jason Phipps Morgan,
  2. Donna K. Blackman and
  3. John M. Sinton
  1. David R. Scott

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM071p0327

Mantle Flow and Melt Generation at Mid-Ocean Ridges

Mantle Flow and Melt Generation at Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Scott, D. R. (1992) Small-Scale Convection and Mantle Melting 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/GM071p0327

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford

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

  • Small-Scale Convection

  • Introduction to the Effects of Melting on Mantle Flow

  • Melting and Small-Scale Convection

  • Discussion

  • Appendix A: The Mathematical Model