Plates, Plumes, and Paradigms

Plates, Plumes, and Paradigms

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Tozer (1973) suggested that aquot;mantle plumeaquot; was simply jargon for a long- recognized geological fact, that igneous or hydro- ... Upwelling plumes always occur as part of the main convecting system (rather than independently). ... In addition, the top part of the boundary layer (the lithosphere) does not behave as a fluid.

Title:Plates, Plumes, and Paradigms
Author:Gillian R. Foulger
Publisher:Geological Society of America - 2005-01-01


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