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Characteristics of a precessing flow under the influence of a convecting temperature field in a spheroidal shell
Vormann, J., & Hansen, U.
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 891, 2020


  • The 2nd Deep Earth Mini Symposium will be held in Münster, 18th of November, 2019 from 9am to 8pm. In Geo315, Corrensstr 24, 48149 Münster 

List of talks:

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Accepted in Nature Communications

Kinetics and detectability of the bridgmanite to post-perovskite transformation in the Earth's D''layer. Christopher Langrand, Denis Andrault, Stéphanie Durand, Zuzana Konopkova, Nadège Hilairet, Christine Thomas, and Sébastien Merkel


M. Saki , C. Thomas, L. Cobden, R. Abreu, J. Buchen: Investigating the cause for polarity reversals of PP precursors beneath the Atlantic. PEPI, 2018

X. Ma , X. Sun, C. Thomas: Localized ultra-low velocity zones at the eastern boundary of Pacific LLSVP, EPSL, 2018

S. Durand, C. Thomas, J.M. Jackson: New constraints on D" beneath the North Atlantic region from P and S travel times and amplitudes, GJI, 2018

Maas, C., Hansen, U.: Dynamics of a terrestrial magma ocean under planetary rotation: A study in spherical geometry, EPSL, 2019

A. Reiß, C. Thomas, T. Lecocq: Using SP presursor waves to detect upper mantle discontinuities. Geophysical Journal International, 215, 2018, 1914-1929. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggy369

Wir erwarten folgende Gäste:

Jennifer Jackson, 25. - 29. Mai, Caltech, Kalifornien

Magali Billen,  9. Juli - 1.  August, LMU München

Ed Garnero (Arizona State University)

Satoshi Kaneshima (Kyushu University)

Maureen Long (Yale University)

Neala Creasy (Yale University)

Marcel Thielmann (Bayerisches GeoInstitut)

Nicola Coltice (Lyon University)

Gäste am Institut (seit 2009)