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Earth's Core and Lower Mantle: The Fluid Mechanics of Astrophysics and Geophysics: Volume II

Edited By: CA Jones, AM Soward and K Zhang

328 pages, Illus

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #138798 | ISBN: 0415309360
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Based on selected papers presented at the 7th SEDI symposium and reflecting new developments in the study of Earth's deep interior. The SEDI is a special group of IUGG which was set up to continue expert studies of structure, composition, and dynamics of the very deep interior of the Earth.


Thermal Interaction of the Core and Mantle. Convection and the Lower Mantle. Electromagnetic and Topographic Coupling and LOD Variations. Geomagnetic Reversals: rates, timescales, preferred paths, statistical models and simulations. Energy Fluxes and Ohmic Dissipation in the Earth's Core. Convection in Rotating Spherical Shells and its Dynamo Action. Dynamo and Convection Experiments. Dynamics of the Core at Short Periods: Theory, Experiments and Observations.

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