What lies beneath: unveiling the fine-scale 3D compositional and thermal structure of the sub continental lithosphere and upper mantle [ 2012 - 2014 ]

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Researchers Prof Alan George Jones; Dr Nicholas Rawlinson; Dr Sergei Lebedev; Dr Juan Carlos Afonso; Prof Dr James Alexander Denis Connolly; Dr Yingjie Yang

Brief description We will produce the first high-resolution images of the thermal and mineralogical structure of the earth's mantle beneath Australia, western USA, and South Africa. This information represents the key to our understanding of society-relevant activities such as ore and energy exploration and natural hazard assessment.

Funding Amount $285,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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