This site provides a broad suite of information and resources about "hot spots" and the current debate as to their existence. The site features technical tutorials and publications on a variety of mantle plume topics divided into four main categories: localities, mechanisms, generic, and other resources. The site also includes links to current news articles, information about conferences and meetings, and additional resources. Suggestions and contributions to the site are encouraged.
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-494
This resource is part of 'Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Prof Don L Anderson
California Institute of Technology, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
Author: Prof Gillian R Foulger
University of Durham, Department of Geological Sciences
Contact: Hetu Sheth