Mantle flow, partial melting, and magma tranport


slick convection picture

Barnouin-Jha, K., E. M. Parmentier and D. W. Sparks, The contribution of buoyant mantle upwelling and melt generation to crustal production at oceanic spreading centers, J. of Geophys. Res., 102, 11,979-989, 1997.

Magde, L., D. W. Sparks, and R. S. Detrick, The relationship between buoyant mantle flow models and the mantle Bouguer anomaly patterns along the MAR from 33 N to 35 30' N, Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 148, 59-68, 1997.

Magde, L., and D. W. Sparks, Three-dimensional mantle upwelling, melt generation and migration beneath segmented slow spreading centers, J. of Geophys. Res., 102, 20,571-583, 1997.

Spiegelman, M., Geochemical consequences of melt transport in 2-D: The sensitivity of trace elements to mantle dynamics, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 139, 115-132, 1996.


cool melt channel movie

Aharonov, E., and M. Speigelman, P. Keleman, Three-dimensional flow and reaction in porous media: Implications for the Earth's mantle and sedimentary basins, J. Geophys. Res. 102, 14821-833, 1997.


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