Aspherical Structure of the Mantle, Tectonic Plate Motions, Nonhydrostatic Geoid, and Topography of the Core-Mantle Boundary

  1. J.-L. Le Mouël,
  2. D.E. Smylie and
  3. T. Herring
  1. Alessandro M. Forte,
  2. Adam M. Dziewonski and
  3. Robert L. Woodward

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM072p0135

Dynamics of Earth's Deep Interior and Earth Rotation

Dynamics of Earth's Deep Interior and Earth Rotation

How to Cite

Forte, A. M., Dziewonski, A. M. and Woodward, R. L. (1993) Aspherical Structure of the Mantle, Tectonic Plate Motions, Nonhydrostatic Geoid, and Topography of the Core-Mantle Boundary, in Dynamics of Earth's Deep Interior and Earth Rotation (eds J.-L. Le Mouël, D.E. Smylie and T. Herring), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM072p0135

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Ma 02138

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904634

Online ISBN: 9781118666739

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Keywords:

  • Earth—Core;
  • Earth—Mantle;
  • Geodynamics

Summary

  • Introduction

  • A Model of Three-Dimensional Shear-Velocity Variations in the Mantle

  • Viscous Flow Calculations of the Nonhydrostatic Geoid and Tectonic Plate Motions

  • Viscous Flow Calculation of the Dynamic Cmb Topography

  • Summary