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Viscous anisotropy of textured olivine aggregates, Part 2: Micromechanical model

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The significant viscous anisotropy that results from crystallographic alignment (texture) of olivine grains in deformed upper-mantle rocks strongly influences a large variety of geodynamic processes. Our ability to explore the effects of anisotropic viscosity in simulations of these processes requires a mechanical model that can predict the magnitude of anisotropy and its evolution. Unfortunately, existing models of olivine textural evolution and viscous anisotropy are calibrated for r...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/2016JB013240

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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Hansen, L
Grant:
123/718
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Funding agency for:
Hansen, L
Grant:
123/718
Publisher:
American Geophysical Union Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth Journal website
Publication date:
2016-09-01
Acceptance date:
2016-09-25
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ISSN:
2169-9313
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647855
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pubs:647855
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uuid:0b924590-63a6-48ef-bd9b-fc4d650cc0c2
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pubs:647855
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2016-10-03

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