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Authors: Dehant, Véronique* 
Campuzano, Saioa Arquero* 
De Santis, Angelo* 
van Westrenen, Wim* 
Title: Structure, Materials and Processes in the Earth’s Core and Mantle
Journal: Surveys in Geophysics 
Series/Report no.: /43 (2022)
Publisher: Springer
Issue Date: 2022
DOI: 10.1007/s10712-021-09684-y
Abstract: This paper reviews current knowledge about the Earth’s core and the overlying deep mantle in terms of structure, chemical and mineralogical compositions, physical properties, and dynamics, using information from seismology, geophysics, and geochemistry. Highpressure experimental techniques that can help to interpret and understand observations of these properties and compositions in the deep interior are summarized. The paper also examines the consequences of core flows on global observations such as variations in Earth’s rotation and orientation or variations in the Earth’s magnetic field. Processes currently active at the core-mantle boundary and the various coupling mechanisms between the core and the mantle are discussed, together with some evidence from magnetic field observations.
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