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Mantle convection and the state of the Earth's interior

Hager, Bradford H. and Gurnis, Michael (1987) Mantle convection and the state of the Earth's interior. Reviews of Geophysics, 25 (6). pp. 1277-1285. ISSN 8755-1209. doi:10.1029/RG025i006p01277.

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During 1983–1986, the four year period covered by this review, emphasis in the study of mantle convection shifted away from fluid mechanical analysis of simple systems with uniform material properties and simple geometries, toward analyzing the effects of more complicated, presumably more realistic models.

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Additional Information:© 1987 by the American Geophysical Union. Received December 15, 1986; accepted March 27, 1987. Critical reviews by D. L. Anderson, P. Olson and D. R. Scott are much appreciated. This work was sponsored by a grant from Ametek Corporation and NASA grant NAG5-315. Contribution number 4453, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125.
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Official Citation:Hager, B. H., and M. Gurnis (1987), Mantle convection and the state of the Earth's interior, Rev. Geophys., 25(6), 1277–1285, doi:10.1029/RG025i006p01277
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