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Decompression partial melting

This video summarizes the decompression partial melting process beneath oceanic-oceanic divergent boundaries.

Magma evolution rise from mantle

This video summarizes how rising magma from the mantle interacts with the lithosphere, thus creating a range in magmatic compositions.

Decompression melting

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What Is Decompression Melting?

MELT Method: Neck Decompress

Watch as MELT Method creator Sue Hitzmann demonstrates a quick neck decompress to relieve stuck stress and pain. With her revolutionary MELT Method, Sue Hitzmann is making a healthier, ...

Hierro June Quakes

Renewed activity at El Hierro. Either an influx of new material, or decompression melting from the pressure release at the Jacuzzi. Quake list from: http://www.02.ign.es/ign/resources/volcanologi...

As seen on Regis and Kelly: Learn easy MELT techniques NOW!

Showing you Regis and Kelly tricks: how to do the knuckle decompression technique to help alleviate stiffness in your hands and fingers. Go to www.meltmethod.com for more tips on how to eliminate...

Craters of the Moon

Slideshow of the pictures taken at Craters of the Moon Past Between 15000 and 2000 years ago, the Craters of the Moon Lava Field formed during eight major eruptive periods. During this...

tokin daily: decompression

waking up in my own bed was nice, taking things slow this morning so that i can go go go this afternoon. cheers world, happy hashday! a big thank you to the sponsors that make tokin daily...

Cyrille - Melting Poi

Here is an editing of myself showing some researshes and works in progress in poi spinning/juggling/manipulation/contact and more... filmed in Geneva - October 2010 music by Phaeleh ...

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17 news items

 
Wired
Wed, 19 Dec 2012 11:28:28 -0800

Sketch illustrating decompression melting at the mid-ocean ridge. Warm, fertile mantle rises, partially melts to form basalt, then moves laterally away from the ridge as it cools. Image: Erik Klemetti. Wait! The largest volcanic system on Earth is the ...

Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Daily Star
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:00:24 -0800

The Earth's crust is rising faster in central Iceland each year, due to the accelerated retreat of melting glaciers from global warming, says a new study led by University of Arizona researchers. The study's significance is that for the first time ...
 
Twin Falls Times-News
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:37:09 -0700

“If Basin and Range extension were to occur here, it could result in an eruption, because when the crust is stretched and pressure are released, decompression melting can occur.” Craters of the Moon encompasses more than 1,100 square miles, roughly the ...
 
physicsworld.com
Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:12:59 -0700

In one scenario, the melt occurs and is retained beneath the crust as a result of the mantle upwelling and decompression melting that forms the newly emerging plate material. Another theory proposes that the melt is generated in small amounts ...
 
Big Think
Thu, 21 Jul 2011 04:28:09 -0700

Magma can then be generated by decompression melting as the asthenosphere ascends to fill in the space of the detached lithosphere. Although there is supporting evidence for lithospheric detachment form geophysical data, the process remains unproven.
 
Newswise (press release)
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 10:43:45 -0700

... asthenosphere is "hot and somewhat buoyant, and if there's a topographic gradient along the asthenosphere's upper surface, as there is under the Colorado Plateau, the asthenosphere will flow with it and undergo a small amount of decompression ...
 
Big Think (blog)
Mon, 11 Oct 2010 05:45:29 -0700

England and Katz models suggest that in the mantle wedge, there is a very restricted zone where this type of melting - decompression melting like we find at the midocean ridges - is allowed and it is this zone that dictates the location of the arc (see ...
 
Telegraph.co.uk
Tue, 20 Apr 2010 23:01:25 -0700

“At the end of the last ice age, the rate of eruption in Iceland was some 30 times higher than historic rates. “This is because the reduction in the ice load reduced the pressure in the mantle, leading to decompression melting there. “Since the late ...
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