Magmatic Systems

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780126050707
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 7/12/1994
  • Series: International Geophysics Series , #57
  • Pages: 401
  • Product dimensions: 7.14 (w) x 10.34 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Acknowledgments
Prologue
Ch. 1 Mechanics of Flood Basalt Magmatism
Ch. 2 Melt Migration and Related Attenuation in Equilibrated Partial Melts
Ch. 3 Influence of Basaltic Melt on the Creep of Polycrystalline Olivine under Hydrous Conditions
Ch. 4 The Generation and Migration of Partial Melt beneath Oceanic Spreading Centers
Ch. 5 Dike Patterns in Diapirs beneath Oceanic Ridges: The Oman Ophiolite
Ch. 6 Neutral-Buoyancy Controlled Magma Transport and Storage in Mid-ocean Ridge Magma Reservoirs and Their Sheeted-Dike Complex: A Summary of Basic Relationships
Ch. 7 An Observational and Theoretical Synthesis of Magma Chamber Geometry and Crustal Genesis along a Mid-ocean Ridge Spreading Center
Ch. 8 Deep Structure of Island Arc Magmatic Regions as Inferred from Seismic Observations
Ch. 9 Lateral Water Transport across a Dynamic Mantle Wedge: A Model for Subduction Zone Magmatism
Ch. 10 Buoyancy-Driven Fracture and Magma Transport through the Lithosphere: Models and Experiments
Ch. 11 Accumulation of Magma in Space and Time by Crack Interaction
Ch. 12 Generalized Upper Mantle Thermal Structure of the Western United States and Its Relationship to Seismic Attenuation, Heat Flow, Partial Melt, and Magma Ascent and Emplacement
Ch. 13 Aspects of Magma Generation and Ascent in Continental Lithosphere
Ch. 14 Two-Component Magma Transport and the Origin of Composite Intrusions and Lava Flows
Ch. 15 Fluid and Thermal Dissolution Instabilities in Magmatic Systems
Author Index
Geographic Index
Subject Index
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