TITLE

Layer upon layer: the physics of the deep Earth

PUB. DATE
May 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;5/18/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1769, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the physics of the Earth's interior. Difficulties faced by geophysicists who study the Earth's interior; Geologists and geophysicists' analysis of the pattern of vibrations from earthquakes across the planet; Most obvious boundaries between layers in the Earth; Seismologists' analysis of different types of seismic waves; Depth at which rocks begin to melt; Theory of plate tectonics.
ACCESSION #
10491126

 

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