Cooling of the Oceanic Lithosphere and Ocean Floor Topography
http://topex.ucsd.edu/geodynamics/07cooling.pdf

David T. Sandwell, University of California San Diego


This 16-page PDF from David Sandwell tackles the lithospheric cooling problem. The author uses math, maps and the fourier approach to explain heat conduction, mantle convection, thermal boundary layers and the subduction process.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodynamics, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Geophysics and Structural Geology, Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Solid Earth:Structural Geology:Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity, Geophysics and Structural Geology/Earthquakes/Seismic Reflection Profiling