Theory of the Earth /

by Anderson, Don L. Published by : Blackwell, (Boston :) Physical details: xiii, 366 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. ISBN:0865423350.
Subject(s): Earth sciences -- Textbooks.
Year: 1989
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The terrestrial planets -- Earth and moon -- The crust and upper mantle -- The lower mantle and core -- Thermodynamics and equations of state -- Elasticity and solid-state geophysics -- Nonelastic and transport properties -- Chemical composition of the mantle -- The source region -- Isotopes -- Evolution of the mantle -- The shape of the earth, heat flow and convection -- Heterogeneity of the mantle -- Anelasticity -- Anisotropy -- Phase changes and mantle mineralogy -- Appendix.

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