Flow and Creep in the Solar System: Observations, Modeling and Theory by David B. StoneFlow and Creep in the Solar System: Observations, Modeling and Theory by David B. Stone

Flow and Creep in the Solar System: Observations, Modeling and Theory

EditorDavid B. Stone

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The conference which generated the papers presented in this volume was very broad in scope, covering motions, both fluid and solid state, ranging from the scale of the solar corona to flow in sedimentary basins. The aims of this conference proceedings volume is to allow a comparison of these various flow regimes to obtain a fuller understanding of the processes and concepts involved. Much information concerning large scale motions within the planets is obtained from proxy records such as variations in magnetic fields and tectonic activity on the surface of the earth. However, the directly observed motions of the atmosphere, the oceans and ice are instructive in attempting to interpret these other records. The papers in this volume cover these and other disciplines to allow the reader to maintain a good perspective on the fluid motions taking place within, on and around the earth.
Title:Flow and Creep in the Solar System: Observations, Modeling and TheoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:521 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface. Convection and Flows in the Sun and Stars; K.B. MacGregor. A Review of the Dynamics of the Lower and Upper Thermosphere; D. Rees. Reversals of the Solar Source Surface Magnetic Field and of the Planets; S.-I. Akasofu, T. Saito. Planetary Magnetism Re-Visited; R. Hide. Some Reflections on Solid State Convection in the Mantles of the Earth, Moon and Terrestrial Planets; S.K. Runcorn. Rotating Spherical Convection with Applications to Planetary Systems; K. Zhang. Geomagnetism and Inferences for Core Motions; D. Gubbins. Energetic Aspects of Thermal Convective Magnetohydrodynamic Dynamos; Y.-Q. Lou. Preferred Bands of Longitude for Geomagnetic Reversal VGP Paths: Implications for Reversal Mechanisms; C. Laj, A. Mazaud, M. Fuller, E. Herrero-Bervera. Parameterization of Temperature and Stress-Dependent Viscosity Convection and the Thermal Evolution of Venus; V.S. Solomatov. Complex Flow Structures in Strongly Chaotic Time-Dependent Mantle Convection; D.A. Yuen, W. Zhao, A.V. Malevsky. An Explicit Inertial Method for the Simulation of Viscoelastic Flow: An Evaluation of Elastic Effects on Diapiric Flow in Two and Three Layer Models; A.N.B. Poliakov, P.A. Cundall, Y.Y. Podladchikov, V.A. Lyakhovsky. Dynamically Supported Topography at the Earth's Surface and the Core-Mantle-Boundary: Influences by a Depth-Dependent Thermal Expansivity and a Chemical Boundary Layer; D.C. Olbertz, U. Hansen. 3-D Numerical Investigation of the Mantle Dynamics Associated with the Breakup of Pangea; J.R. Baumgardner. Subduction Zones, Magmatism, and the Breakup of Pangea; L.A. Lawver, L.M. Gahagan. Relationship between Hotspots and Mantle Structure: Correlation with Whole Mantle Seismic Tomography; S. Kedar, D.L. Anderson, D.J. Stevenson. Porous Media Flow in Granitoid Magmas: An Assessment; N. Petford. Dynamics of Magma Chambers; A. Rice. A Mechanism for Spontaneous Self-Perpetuating Volcanism on the Terrestrial Planets; P.J. Tackley, D.J. Stevenson. High Latitude Ocean Convection; B. Rudels. Analogous Modes of Convection in the Atmosphere and Ocean; S.A. Condie, P.B. Rhines. The Dynamics of Subcritical Double-Diffusive Convection in the Southern Ocean: An Application to Polynyas; J. Schmalzl, U. Hansen. Strategies for Modelling Climate Changes; L.A. Lliboutry. Ice Sheet Dynamics; L.A. Lliboutry. Glacier Flow Modeling; B. Kamb.