What the Mantle Sees: The Effects of Continents on Mantle Heat Flow

  1. Mark A. Richards,
  2. Richard G. Gordon and
  3. Rob D. Van Der Hilst
  1. A. Lenardic2,
  2. L. Guillou-Frottier3,
  3. J.-C. Mareschal4,
  4. C. Jaupart5,
  5. L.-N. Moresi6 and
  6. W. M. Kaula7

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM121p0095

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

How to Cite

Lenardic, A., Guillou-Frottier, L., Mareschal, J.-C., Jaupart, C., Moresi, L.-N. and Kaula, W. M. (2000) What the Mantle Sees: The Effects of Continents on Mantle Heat Flow, in The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions (eds M. A. Richards, R. G. Gordon and R. D. Van Der Hilst), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM121p0095

Author Information

  1. 2

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Rice University, Houston, Texas

  2. 3

    Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Miniéres, Orléans, France

  3. 4

    Geotop, UQAM, Montreal

  4. 5

    Institut de Physique du Globe, Paris

  5. 6

    Australian Geodynamics Cooperative Research Centre, CSIRO Exploration and Mining

  6. 7

    Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909790

Online ISBN: 9781118668535

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Keywords:

  • Plate tectonics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Continents and Mantle Heat Flow Variations: Data

  • Continents and Mantle Heat Flow Variations: Theory and Models

  • Discussion and Conclusions