Constraints on Mantle Convection from Seismic Tomography

  1. Mark A. Richards,
  2. Richard G. Gordon and
  3. Rob D. Van Der Hilst
  1. Hrafnkell Kárason and
  2. Rob D. Van Der Hilst

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM121p0277

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

How to Cite

Kárason, H. and Van Der Hilst, R. D. (2000) Constraints on Mantle Convection from Seismic Tomography, 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/GM121p0277

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

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

  • Three Decades of Seismic Tomography

  • Results of Imaging Pertinent to the Issue of Mantle Convection

  • Scale of Mantle Convection

  • Directions for Future Research