The Seismic Anisotropy of the Earth's Mantle: from Single Crystal to Polycrystal

  1. Shun-Ichiro Karato,
  2. Alessandro Forte,
  3. Robert Liebermann,
  4. Guy Masters and
  5. Lars Stixrude
  1. D. Mainprice,
  2. G. Barruol and
  3. W. Ben IsmaïL

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM117p0237

Earth's Deep Interior: Mineral Physics and Tomography From the Atomic to the Global Scale

Earth's Deep Interior: Mineral Physics and Tomography From the Atomic to the Global Scale

How to Cite

Mainprice, D., Barruol, G. and IsmaïL, W. B. (2000) The Seismic Anisotropy of the Earth's Mantle: from Single Crystal to Polycrystal, in Earth's Deep Interior: Mineral Physics and Tomography From the Atomic to the Global Scale (eds S.-I. Karato, A. Forte, R. Liebermann, G. Masters and L. Stixrude), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM117p0237

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire De Tectonophysique, CNRS, Université De Montpellier II, Montpellier, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909752

Online ISBN: 9781118668474

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Keywords:

  • Earth—Interior;
  • Seismic tomography;
  • Mineralogy

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Single Crystal Anisotropic Seismic Properties

  • Estimation of Anisotropic Polycrystalline Physical Properties

  • The Calculation of Anisotropic Seismic Properties

  • Crystal Preferred Orientation and Seismic Anisotropy of the Mantle

  • Conclusions