12.581 | Spring 2005 | Graduate

Phase Transitions in the Earth's Interior


WEEK # Topics
1 Overview on the Transition Zone
2 Olivine-wadsleyite
3 Implications of the Olivine-wadsleyite Transition
4 Post-spinel Transition
5 Variability in Post-spinel Transition
6 Implications of the Post-spinel Transition
7 Implications of the Post-spinel Transition (cont.)
8 Mid-transition Zone Boundary
9 Relations among Different Phase Transitions and Post-stishovite
10 Post-perovskite
11 D" Discontinuity
12 D" Anisotropy and the Post-perovskite Transition and Spin Transition

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 2005
Learning Resource Types
Presentation Assignments with Examples