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Mantle plumes and their record in earth history

Author: Kent C Condie
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 2001 book provides a comprehensive review of the origin and history of mantle plumes throughout geologic time. It will be a valuable textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kent C Condie
ISBN: 0521806046 0521014727 9780521806046 9780521014724
OCLC Number: 123148594
Description: xiii, 306 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Hotspots and mantle upwellings; 3. Large igneous provinces; 4. Mantle plume generation and melting; 5. Plumes as tracers of mantle processes; 6. Mantle plumes and continental growth; 7. Mantle plumes in the Archean; 8. Superplume events; 9. Mantle plumes and earth systems; Conclusion.
Responsibility: Kent C. Condie.

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'This book provides a good precis of current arguments, it is provocative in the topics linked together and it is an excellent basis for further discussion in a fast moving field.' Chris J. Read more...

 
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