Karato, Shun-Ichiro

Superplumes: Beyond Plate Tectonics

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Table of contents

Part I. The Thermal and Compositional Structure of the Earth

1. Multiscale Seismic Tomography of Mantle Plumes and Subducting Slabs
Dapeng Zhao

2. Seismological Constraints on the Structure of the Earth's Core
Miaki Ishii

3. Post-Perovskite Phase Transition and the Nature of the D" Layer
Kei Hirose

4. Post-Perovskite MgSiO3 Investigated by First Principles
Taku Tsuchiya, Jun Tsuchiya, Renata M. Wentzcovitch

Part II. Seismological Evidence and Boundary Layers in the Mantle

5. Subduction Zone: The Water Channel to the Mantle
Soichi Omori, Tetsuya Komabayashi

6. Fine-Scale Ultra-Low Velocity Zone Layering at the Core-Mantle Boundary and Superplumes
Edward J. Garnero, Michael S. Thorne, Allen McNamara, Sebastian Rost

Part III. Global Material Circulation and Petrogenesis of Superplume Rocks

7. A Geochemical and Petrological View of Mantle Plume
Tetsu Kogiso

8. Material Circulation through Time: Chemical Differentiation Within the Mantle and Secular Variation of Temperature and Composition of the Mantle
Tsuyoshi Komiya

Part IV. Dynamics of Superplumes

9. Dynamics of Superplumes in the Lower Mantle
David A. Yuen, Marc Monnereau, Ulrich Hansen, Masanori Kameyama, Ctirad Matyska

10. Thermal Conductivity of the Earth's Deepest Mantle
Anne M. Hofmeister

11. Thermo-Chemical Structure of the Lower Mantle: Seismological Evidence and Consequences for Geodynamics
Frédéric Deschamps, Jeannot Trampert, Paul J. Tackley

12. Microscopic Models for the Effects of Hydrogen on Physical and Chemical Properties of Earth Materials
Shun-Ichiro Karato

Part V. Plume Dynamics through Earth History

13. History of the Pacific Superplume: Implications for Pacific Paleogeography Since the Late Proterozoic
Atsushi Utsunomiya, Tsutomu Ota, Brian F. Windley, Norihito Suzuki, Yuko Uchio, Kuniko Munekata, Shigenori Maruyama

14. Plume Winter Scenario for Biosphere Catastrophe: The Permo-Triassic Boundary Case
Yukio Isozaki

15. Dynamics of Plumes and Superplumes through Time
Shigenori Maruyama, David A. Yuen, Brian F. Windley

Part VI. Plumes and Superplumes on Mars and Venus

16. Tharsis Superplume and the Geological Evolution of Early Mars
Victor R. Baker, Shigenori Maruyama, James M. Dohm

17. Traits and Evolution of the Tharsis Superplume, Mars
James M. Dohm, Victor R. Baker, Shigenori Maruyama, Robert C. Anderson

18. Plumes and Plume Clusters on Earth and Venus: Evidence from Large Igneous Provinces (LIPs)
Richard E. Ernst, K.L. Buchan, D.W. Desnoyers


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General SCI019000

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