The Earth's Mantle

Kellogg L. H., Hager B. H., R. Van der Hilst, Originally published in Science, 283, pp. 1881-1884, 1999; reproduced by COMPRES Image Library

This illustration from Kellog, Hader, and van der Hilst (1999) shows their vision of a chemically stratified mantle perturbed by the downgoing subducted slabs of oceanic lithospere (blue).

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics:Geodynamics
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Special Interest: Visualization
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geophysics