Much About Motion in the Mantle

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Science  01 Feb 2002:
Vol. 295, Issue 5556, pp. 802-803
DOI: 10.1126/science.1067194

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Mantle Convection in the Earth and Planets. Gerald Schubert, Donald L. Turcotte, and Peter Olson. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001. 956 pp. $200, £140. ISBN 0-521-35367-X. Paper, $74.95, £49.95. ISBN 0-521-79836-1.

The authors offer researchers and graduate students a comprehensive synthesis of our current understanding of mantle convection within Earth, the other terrestrial planets, the Moon, and Jupiter's Galilean satellites.