'This book provides a good précis of current arguments, it is provocative in the topics linked together and it is an excellent basis for further discussion in a fast moving field.' Chris J. Hawkesworth, Geoscientist
Mantle Plumes and Their Record in Earth History provides a timely and comprehensive review of the origin and history of mantle plumes throughout geologic time. The book describes the new and exciting results of the last few years, and integrates an immense amount of material from the fields of geology, geophysics, and geochemistry. It will be valuable as a textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the Earth sciences, and will also form a reference text for researchers from a variety of disciplines.