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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 12.57 (Spring 1998) 
  • Course Title:
  • Seminar in Geophysics: Mantle Convection 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Robert Van Der Hilst 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 12.570 Seminar in Geophysics: Mantle Convection

    Spring 1998

    Course Highlights

    This course features lecture notes from MIT and Harvard guest lecturers and a complete set of readings.

    Course Description

    This cross-disciplinary course aims to understand the historical development and the current status of ideas and models, to present and question the constraints from the different research fields, and to investigate if and how the different views on mantle flow can be reconciled with the currently available data.

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