Issue No.03 - May/June (2000 vol.2)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/5992.841793
Numerical models of mantle convection are now starting to reproduce many of the essential features of continental drift and plate tectonics. The authors show how such methods can be used to integrate a wide variety of geophysical and geological observations.
Michael Gurnis, Shijie Zhong, "Plate Tectonics Convection in the Earth's Mantle: Toward a Numerical Simulation", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.2, no. 3, pp. 22-33, May/June 2000, doi:10.1109/5992.841793