Dynamic processes within the Earth’s interior control the formation and evolution of the Earth’s crust and mantle. Research topics addressed include the formation and evolution of continents, influence of asthenosphere on mantle convection, mantle dynamics, volcanism and its effect on climatic evolution, plate tectonics, subduction dynamics, and thermal evolution of the planet.
Gordon, Lenardic, Morgan, Sawyer, Levander, Niu, Lee
Lenardic, Gonnermann, Lee
Dasgupta, Lee, Gonnermann
Lenardic, Dasgupta, Lee, Morgan
Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences
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Houston, TX 77005 USA