Large Igneous Provinces and Plate Tectonics

  1. Mark A. Richards,
  2. Richard G. Gordon and
  3. Rob D. Van Der Hilst
  1. Olav Eldhom1 and
  2. Millard F. Coffin2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM121p0309

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

How to Cite

Eldhom, O. and Coffin, M. F. (2000) Large Igneous Provinces and Plate Tectonics, 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/GM121p0309

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

  2. 2

    Institute for Geophysics, University of Texas, Austin, Texas

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

  • Plate Tectonic Settings

  • Crustal Structure and Composition

  • Dimensions and Production Rates

  • Lip Formation Models

  • The Mantle Window

  • Lips, the Plate Tectonic Cycle, and Continental Growth

  • Summary - and a Look Ahead