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The Interdisciplinary Earth: a Volume in Honor of Don L. Anderson

Anderson, Don L. (2015) The Interdisciplinary Earth: a Volume in Honor of Don L. Anderson. Special papers (Geological Society of America). No.514. Geological Society of America , Boulder, CO. ISBN 9780813725147 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20160204-141401015

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This volume is a memorial to Don L. Anderson, former director of the Seismological Laboratory of the Caltech Institute of Technology, recipient of the Crafoord Prize, the National Medal of Honor, and numerous other awards. A geophysicist extraordinaire, he contributed much to our understanding of the structure and dynamics of the interior of Earth. The book, comprised largely of chapters written at Anderson's invitation, reflects his interdisciplinary career. It includes papers on anisotropy, the seismic structure of the mantle, mantle convection, the statistics of melting anomalies, planetary geology, tectonics, the thermal budget of Earth, lithospheric structure, geochemistry, and flood basalts.


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