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The Yellowstone magmatic system from the mantle plume to the upper crust

Overview of attention for article published in Science, April 2015
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58 news outlets
blogs
9 blogs
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132 tweeters
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Title
The Yellowstone magmatic system from the mantle plume to the upper crust
Published in
Science, April 2015
DOI 10.1126/science.aaa5648
Pubmed ID
Authors

H.-H. Huang, F.-C. Lin, B. Schmandt, J. Farrell, R. B. Smith, V. C. Tsai

Abstract

The Yellowstone supervolcano is one of the largest active continental silicic volcanic fields in the world. An understanding of its properties is key to enhancing our knowledge of volcanic mechanisms and corresponding risk. Using a joint local and teleseismic earthquake P-wave seismic inversion, we unveil a basaltic lower-crustal magma body that provides a magmatic link between the Yellowstone mantle plume and the previously imaged upper-crustal magma reservoir. This lower-crustal magma body has a volume of 46,000 km(3), ~4.5 times larger than the upper-crustal magma reservoir, and contains a melt fraction of ~2%. These estimates are critical to understanding the evolution of bimodal basaltic-rhyolitic volcanism, explaining the magnitude of CO2 discharge, and constraining dynamic models of the magmatic system for volcanic hazard assessment.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 6 5%
New Zealand 2 2%
Japan 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 117 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 36 28%
Researcher 27 21%
Student > Bachelor 17 13%
Student > Master 16 13%
Professor 6 5%
Other 25 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Earth and Planetary Sciences 98 77%
Unspecified 14 11%
Environmental Science 4 3%
Engineering 2 2%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 2%
Other 7 6%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 639. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 16 March 2019.
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#9,160
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Outputs from Science
#567
of 60,801 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#197
of 226,223 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Science
#22
of 1,191 outputs
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