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What layer of Earth and interior where convection currents occur?

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How do convection currents occur in earths mantle?

The heat from the gradual decay of long lived radioisotopes creates  areas of upwelling within the mantle material. The material that  rises causes adjacent material to desc

Where does convection current occur on earth?

Convection occurs towards the center of the Earth. The center is mostly made of molten iron, which is a fluid. Because convection is the transfer of heat throughout fluids, if

What do convection currents have to do with the earths layers?

Convection currents is similar to convection of heat (hot air rises, cold air falls and replaces hot air etc). The movement of these convection current in the earth's core and