Fall 2017: GEO-DEEP9300

Lithosphere and Asthenosphere:
Composition and Evolution


GG610

November 6-10, 2017



Instructors: More Information: Reading Material:
  • Afonso, J. C., M. Moorkamp, and J. Fullea (2016), Imaging the Lithosphere and Upper Mantle, in Integrated Imaging of the Earth, edited, pp. 191-218, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, doi:10.1002/9781118929063.ch10. [reprint]
  • Cooper, C. M., M. S. Miller, and L. Moresi (2017), The structural evolution of the deep continental lithosphere, Tectonophysics, 695, 100-121, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2016.12.004. [reprint]
  • Fischer, K.M., Ford, H.A., Abt, D.L. and Rychert, C.A., 2010. The Lithosphere- Asthenosphere boundary, Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 38, 551-575, doi:10.1146/annurev-earth-040809-152438. [reprint]
  • Kawakatsu, H., and H. Utada (2017), Seismic and Electrical Signatures of the Lithosphere– Asthenosphere System of the Normal Oceanic Mantle, Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 45(1), 139-167, doi:10.1146/annurev-earth-063016-020319. [reprint]
  • Parmentier, E. M. (2015), 7.08 - The Dynamics and Convective Evolution of the Upper Mantle A2 - Schubert, Gerald, in Treatise on Geophysics (Second Edition), edited, pp. 319-337, Elsevier, Oxford, doi:10.1016/B978-0-444-53802-4.00131-7. [reprint]
Lectures: Day 1 Lectures: Day 2 Summaries: Day 4 Reference Material:
  • Watts, A. B., S. J. Zhong, and J. Hunter (2013), The Behavior of the Lithosphere on Seismic to Geologic Timescales, Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 41(1), 443-468, doi:10.1146/annurev-earth-042711-105457. [reprint]
  • Rawlinson, N., S. Pozgay, and S. Fishwick (2010), Seismic tomography: A window into deep Earth, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 178(3), 101-135, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2009.10.002. [reprint]
  • Andreas Fichtner: How to write a proposal, presented at the Oxford TIDES meeting, 2017. [FICHTNERHowToWriteAProposal_Oxford_TIDES_2017.pdf]