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Convection of a fluid with strongly temperature and pressure dependent viscosity

Abstract:

Plate tectonics on the Earth is a surface manifestation of convection within the Earth’s mantle, a subject which is as yet improperly understood, and it has motivated the study of various forms of buoyancy-driven thermal convection. The early success of the high Rayleigh number constant viscosity theory was later tempered by the absence of plate motion when the viscosity is more realistically strongly temperature dependent, and the process of subduction represents a continuing principal conun...

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Accepted
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics Journal website
Publication date:
2015-01-01
EISSN:
1029-0419
ISSN:
0309-1929
Source identifiers:
578245
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2015-12-04

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