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Lecture 6

EATS1010 - The Dynamic Earth and Space Geodesy Lecture 6

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Department
Earth, Space Science and Engineering
Course
ESSE 1010
Professor
Gary Jarvis
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 6 Tectonic forces Buoyancy Forces acting for millions of years Mantle Response: • Viscous flow in the warm interior • Brittle fracture in the cold outer 100km  The Lithosphere is a Rheological Boundary - Same material above and below but different theology due to temperature profile with depth. Types of Boundaries - Chemical o Crust/Mantle: Depth = 5.35km o Mantle/Core: Depth = 2900km - Rheological o Lithosphere/Deeper mantle : Depth = 100km - Phase o Upper/Lower Mantle: Depth = 700km o Inner/Ou
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