This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. This 29-slide presentation covers the compositional evolution of basalt using high field strength, large-ion lithophile, rare earth elements, and isotope geochemistry. Mantle reservoirs (depleted mantle, bulk silicate earth, enriched mantle, prevalent mantle, High mu mantle) are discussed and illustrated. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html
Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Igneous Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Elements, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Audio/Visual:Maps Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14) Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Plate Tectonics, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Petrology Classes of Earth Materials: Volcanic Rocks Course Type: Upper Level:Petrology, Geochemistry Geologic Setting: Oceanic Crust, Mantle Topics: Solid Earth:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Solid Earth:Geochemistry, Geochemistry:Elements, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Solid Earth:Petrology:Igneous Associations and Tectonic Settings, Solid Earth, Petrology:Volcanology, Igneous Processes, Geochemistry Solid Earth Processes: Volcanism Tectonic Setting: Oceanic Island, Hot SpotKeyword: Northern Hemisphere Mixing Line
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