Velocity-Density Systematics and its Implications for the Iron Content of the Mantle

  1. Thomas J. Shankland and
  2. Jay D. Bass
  1. Nai-Hsien Mao

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP026p0335

Elastic Properties and Equations of State

Elastic Properties and Equations of State

How to Cite

Mao, N.-H. (1988) Velocity-Density Systematics and its Implications for the Iron Content of the Mantle, in Elastic Properties and Equations of State (eds T. J. Shankland and J. D. Bass), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP026p0335

Author Information

  1. Hoffman Laboratory, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875902401

Online ISBN: 9781118664971

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Keywords:

  • Earth's mantle;
  • Iron enrichment of mantle;
  • Mean atomic weight;
  • Poisson's ratio;
  • Power law;
  • Velocity-density systematic

Summary

  • Velocity-Density Systematics

  • Composition of the Mantle