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Saucer-shaped sills, magma fingers and lobes: Insights from 3D laboratory experiments

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posted on 18.11.2021, 00:49 authored by UCHITHA SURANGA NISSANKA ARACHCHIGE
This thesis examines the development of complexities of igneous sills in nature, to better constrain how they are emplaced and propagate in the shallow crust, and how sills break at their propagating fronts to form magma lobes and fingers.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Alexander Cruden

Additional supervisor 1

Roberto Weinberg

Year of Award

2021

Department, School or Centre

Earth, Atmosphere and Environment

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Science