Density and Elasticity of Model Upper Mantle Compositions and their Implications for Whole Mantle Structure

  1. E. Takahashi,
  2. R. Jeanloz and
  3. D. Rubie
  1. Joel Ita1 and
  2. Lars Stixrude2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM074p0111

Evolution of the Earth and Planets

Evolution of the Earth and Planets

How to Cite

Ita, J. and Stixrude, L. (1993) Density and Elasticity of Model Upper Mantle Compositions and their Implications for Whole Mantle Structure, in Evolution of the Earth and Planets (eds E. Takahashi, R. Jeanloz and D. Rubie), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM074p0111

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of California, Berkeley

  2. 2

    Geophysical Laboratory and Center for High Pressure Research, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, DC

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904658

Online ISBN: 9781118666692

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Keywords:

  • Earth—Origin;
  • Earth—Mantle;
  • Planets—Origin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Composition and Phase Equilibria

  • Thermodynamics and Elasticity

  • Seismological Profiles

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions