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Fig. 6 | Progress in Earth and Planetary Science

Fig. 6

From: Towards more realistic core-mantle boundary heat flux patterns: a source of diversity in planetary dynamos

Fig. 6

Zoom into two ridges at low-latitude of the time-average of a dynamo case with imposed CMB heat flux as in Fig. 5, with a positive heat flux anomaly to the east (left, where Fig. 5 is centered) and with a positive heat flux anomaly to the west (right). Non-dimensional velocity at the top of the free stream is shown in the top panel, non-dimensional magnetic field in the bottom panel. Radial components are in colors, tangential components in arrows. From Amit and Choblet (2012)

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