BooksGEOSCIENCES

The World Between Crust and Core

Science  04 Sep 1998:
Vol. 281, Issue 5382, pp. 1462-1463
DOI: 10.1126/science.281.5382.1462

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The Earth's Mantle Composition, Structure, and Evolution. Ian Jackson, Ed. Cambridge University Press, New York, 1998. 592 pp. $130, £80. ISBN 0-521-56344-5.

The Earth's Mantle is a comprehensive overview by members of the Canberra school that considers both matters of consensus and continuing controversy. It provides perspectives from cosmochemistry, isotope geochemistry, fluid dynamics, petrology, seismology, geodynamics, and mineral and rock physics, and is dedicated to the memory of Ted Ringwood.

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