Numerical methods in computational fluid dynamics
The heating mode and cooling processes in terrestrial planets
Investigation of the feedback between mantle convection and plate motion
The supercontinent cycle and its effect on the long wavelength heterogeneity of mantle convection
Mantle plume dynamics and hotspot migration
Computer visualisation applications for 3D computational fluid dynamics
Thomas, C., Kendall, J-.M., and J.P. Lowman, Lower-mantle seismic discontinuities and the thermal morphology of subducted slabs, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2004.05.038, 2004.
Lowman, J.P., King, S.D., and C.W. Gable, Steady plumes in viscously stratified, vigorously convecting, 3D numerical mantle convection models with mobile plates, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G-cubed), Vol. 5, Q01L01, doi:10.1029/2003GC000583, 2004.
Lowman, J.P., King, S.D., and C.W. Gable, The role of the heating mode of the mantle in intermittent reorganisation of the plate velocity field, Geophys. J. Int., Vol. 152, 455-467, 2003.
King, S.D., Lowman, J.P., and C.W. Gable, Episodic tectonic plate reorganizations driven by mantle convection, Earth Planet Sci, Lett., Vol. 203, 83-91, 2002.
Lowman, J.P., King, S.D., and C.W. Gable, The influence of tectonic plates on mantle convection patterns, temperature and heat flow, Geophys. J. Int., Vol. 146, 619-636, 2001.
Lowman, J.P., and C.W. Gable, Thermal evolution of the mantle following continental aggregation in 3D convection models, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 26, 2649-2652, 1999.
Lowman, J.P., and G.T. Jarvis, Effects of mantle heat source distribution on continental stability, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 104, 12,733-12,746, 1999.
Lowman, J.P., and G.T. Jarvis, Continental collisions in wide aspect ratio and high Rayleigh number two-dimensional mantle convection models, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 101, 25,485-25,497, 1996.
Lowman, J.P., and G.T. Jarvis, Mantle convection models of continental collisions and breakup incorporating finite thickness plates, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., Vol. 88, 53-68, 1995.
Lowman, J.P., and G.T. Jarvis, Mantle convection flow reversals due to continental collisions, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 20, 2087-2090, 1993.
Julian Lowman, School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
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