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Fate of recycled material in the mantle during decompression melting.

Semester: Spring 2024


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This research project will reproduce pressure and temperature conditions found at mid-ocean ridges, tectonic plate regions that diverge and generate decompression melting, which play a critical role in the formation of magma in the Earth's mantle. I aim to recreate the decompression melting of a heterogeneous mantle to determine the conditions for the melts derived from recycled material to reach the surface without being in full re-equilibration with the surrounding mantle.

Presenter Name: Constance Sauve

Presentation Type: Poster
Presentation Format: In Person
Presentation #A25
College: Mines & Earth Sciences
School / Department: Geology and Geophysics
Research Mentor: Sarah Lambart
Date | Time: Tuesday, Apr 9th | 9:00 AM