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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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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 Hitz...

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://w...

G fire poi @ SF Decompression 2009

G performing with the Pyronauts @ San Francisco Decompression 2009. Track: Beats Antique - "Beauty Beats"

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 - Octob...

The Incredible Melting Man Incredibly Melts

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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...

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12 news items

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

So, underneath mid-ocean ridges (and at hotspots like Hawaii), the mantle is upwelling, causing decompression melting to occur. Let's review: Under normal conditions, mantle rock like peridotite shouldn't melt in the Earth's upper mantle — it is just ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
CleanTechnica
Sun, 18 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0700

“This is because the reduction in the ice load reduced the pressure in the mantle, leading to decompression melting there. Since the late 19th Century the ice caps in Iceland have been shrinking yet further, due to changing climate. This will lead to ...
 
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 ...
 
RedOrbit
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 10:02:02 -0700

His theory suggests that Mount Etna is not directly the result of tectonic plate boundary activity, but that it resulted from decompression melting of upper mantle material flowing around the nearby edge of the Ionian slab that is slowly sinking into ...
 
Nature.com (subscription)
Wed, 05 Dec 2007 10:03:04 -0800

In the first stage, a basin-forming impact event causes large degrees of instantaneous mantle melting, followed by a second stage involving adiabatic decompression melting and extrusion of mare basalts into the newly created impact basin5. Our findings ...
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