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Volume 11, Number 6 29 June 2010
 

Summary: Article
Volume 11, Number 6
29 June 2010
Q06016, doi:10.1029/2010GC003053
ISSN: 15252027
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Convective heat transfer in planetary dynamo models
Eric M. King and Krista M. Soderlund
Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California 900951567, USA
(eric.king@ucla.edu)
Ulrich R. Christensen and Johannes Wicht
MaxPlanckInstitut für Sonnensystemforschung, D37191 KatlenburgLindau, Germany
Jonathan M. Aurnou
Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California 900951567, USA
[1] The magnetic fields of planets and stars are generated by the motions of electrically conducting fluids
within them. These fluid motions are thought to be driven by convective processes, as internal heat is trans-

  

Source: Aurnou, Jonathan - Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of California at Los Angeles

 

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