Mingming Li

Asst Professor

  • 209 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
20112019
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Research Output 2011 2019

  • 209 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 16 Article
  • 1 Conference article
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Heterogeneous distribution of water in the mantle transition zone inferred from wavefield imaging

Wang, Y., Pavlis, G. L. & Li, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 505, p. 42-50 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transition zone
Earth mantle
mantle
Imaging techniques
Water

Lateral Motion of Mantle Plumes in 3-D Geodynamic Models

Li, M. & Zhong, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Geophysical Research Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geodynamics
mantle plume
plumes
hot spot
Earth mantle
2018

A Refined Approach to Model Anisotropy in the Lowermost Mantle

Chandler, B. C., Yuan, K., Li, M., Cottaar, S., Romanowicz, B., Tomé, C. N. & Wenk, H. R., Jun 18 2018, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 375, 1, 012002.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Perovskite
Anisotropy
Textures
Shear waves
D region
3 Citations (Scopus)

Linking lowermost mantle structure, core-mantle boundary heat flux and mantle plume formation

Li, M., Zhong, S. & Olson, P., Apr 1 2018, In : Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors. 277, p. 10-29 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

core-mantle boundary
mantle structure
mantle plume
piles
plumes
2 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of deep mantle compositional heterogeneity on Earth's thermal evolution

Li, M. & McNamara, A. K., Oct 15 2018, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 500, p. 86-96 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal evolution
Earth mantle
Earth (planet)
Piles
mantle
2017
15 Citations (Scopus)

Compositionally-distinct ultra-low velocity zones on Earth's core-mantle boundary

Li, M., McNamara, A. K., Garnero, E. & Yu, S., Dec 1 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 1, 177.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earth core
core-mantle boundary
low speed
Earth (planet)
piles
6 Citations (Scopus)

Intermittent and lateral varying ULVZ structure at the northeastern margin of the Pacific LLSVP

Zhao, C., Garnero, E., Li, M., McNamara, A. & Yu, S., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 122, 2, p. 1198-1220 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shears
margins
shear
core-mantle boundary
Bins
7 Citations (Scopus)

Seismic evidence for Earth's crusty deep mantle

Frost, D. A., Rost, S., Garnero, E. & Li, M., Jul 15 2017, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 470, p. 54-63 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earth mantle
Earth (planet)
mantle
oceanic crust
Spectrum analysis
6 Citations (Scopus)

The source location of mantle plumes from 3D spherical models of mantle convection

Li, M. & Zhong, S., Nov 15 2017, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 478, p. 47-57 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mantle convection
mantle plume
Piles
plumes
Earth mantle
2016
16 Citations (Scopus)

Primordial metallic melt in the deep mantle

Zhang, Z., Dorfman, S. M., Labidi, J., Zhang, S., Li, M., Manga, M., Stixrude, L., McDonough, W. F. & Williams, Q., Apr 28 2016, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 43, 8, p. 3693-3699 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earth mantle
melt
mantle
liquid
liquids
9 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying melt production and degassing rate at mid-ocean ridges from global mantle convection models with plate motion history

Li, M., Black, B., Zhong, S., Manga, M., Rudolph, M. L. & Olson, P., Jul 1 2016, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 17, 7, p. 2884-2904 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mid-ocean ridges
mantle convection
degassing
Degassing
mid-ocean ridge
8 Citations (Scopus)

Redox-induced lower mantle density contrast and effect on mantle structure and primitive oxygen

Gu, T., Li, M., McCammon, C. & Lee, K. K. M., Sep 1 2016, In : Nature Geoscience. 9, 9, p. 723-727 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mantle structure
lower mantle
oxygen
mantle
enstatite chondrite
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)

Episodic entrainment of deep primordial mantle material into ocean island basalts

Williams, C. D., Li, M., McNamara, A. K., Garnero, E. & Van Soest, M., Nov 24 2015, In : Nature Communications. 6, 8937.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

entrainment
Oceans and Seas
basalt
oceans
Earth mantle
2014
69 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical complexity of hotspots caused by cycling oceanic crust through mantle reservoirs

Li, M., McNamara, A. K. & Garnero, E., 2014, In : Nature Geoscience. 7, 5, p. 366-370 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oceanic crust
mantle
chemical
18 Citations (Scopus)

Synthetic seismic anisotropy models within a slab impinging on the core-mantle boundary

Cottaar, S., Li, M., McNamara, A. K., Romanowicz, B. & Wenk, H. R., 2014, In : Geophysical Journal International. 199, 1, p. 164-177 14 p., ggu244.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

core-mantle boundary
seismic anisotropy
slab
slabs
Anisotropy
2013
29 Citations (Scopus)

The difficulty for subducted oceanic crust to accumulate at the Earth's core-mantle boundary

Li, M. & McNamara, A. K., 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 118, 4, p. 1807-1816 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earth core
core-mantle boundary
oceanic crust
crusts
Earth (planet)
2011
5 Citations (Scopus)

Lithospheric structure beneath northeastern boundary region of the North China Craton from Rayleigh wave dispersion inversion

Li, M. & He, Y., Mar 1 2011, In : Acta Seismologica Sinica. 33, 2, p. 143-155 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithospheric structure
wave dispersion
cratons
Rayleigh waves
Rayleigh wave