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Anthony Dosseto - Timescales of Magmatic Processes: From Core to Atmosphere - 9781444332612 - V9781444332612
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Timescales of Magmatic Processes: From Core to Atmosphere

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Description for Timescales of Magmatic Processes: From Core to Atmosphere Paperback. * Only book to look exclusively at timescales of magmatic processes * Focuses on the geological processes * Suitable for senior u/g or grad level courses * International team of editors and authors . Editor(s): Dosseto, Anthony; Turner, Simon P.; Van-Orman, James A. Num Pages: 272 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: RBC; RBGG; RBGK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 248 x 191 x 15. Weight in Grams: 698.
Quantifying the timescales of current geological processes is critical for constraining the physical mechanisms operating on the Earth today. Since the Earth’s origin 4.55 billion years ago magmatic processes have continued to shape the Earth, producing the major reservoirs that exist today (core, mantle, crust, oceans and atmosphere) and promoting their continued evolution. But key questions remain. When did the core form and how quickly? How are magmas produced in the mantle, and how rapidly do they travel towards the surface? How long do magmas reside in the crust, differentiating and interacting with the host rocks to yield the diverse ... Read more

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About Anthony Dosseto
Anthony Dosseto did his PhD at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris in France before taking up a postdoctoral position at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia in 2004. In 2009, he moved to the Univesity of Wollongong, Australia and in 2010 was awarded an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship. Simon P. Turner obtained his PhD at the ... Read more

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“I found this book attractive in scope, easy and useful to assimilate, and certainly highly interesting. It conveys the skills of its authors as well as their immense enthusiasm for their science; I recommend this book most highly.”  (Geological Journal, 12 January 2014) “Certainly this book is worth recommendation, not only as a valuable handbook but also as ... Read more

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