By: Kent C Condie
306 pages, 4 col plates, 181 line illus
Comprehensive review of the origin and history of mantle plumes throughout geologic time. Includes material from the fields of geology, geophysics, and geochemistry. Topics include; hotspots and mantle upwelling; large igneous provinces (including examples from Mars and Venus); mantle plume generation and melting in plumes; plumes as tracers of mantle processes; plumes and continental growth; Archean mantle plumes; superplumes; mantle plume events in Earth history, and their effect on the atmosphere, oceans, and life.
'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. Hawkesworth, Geoscientist
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