Data Services Products: EMC-Andes.ANT.Ward.2013 3D shear-wave velocity model of the Central Andes from ambient noise tomography

Summary

3D shear-wave velocity model of the Central Andes from ambient noise tomography. The model incorporates broadband seismic data from 20 seismic networks deployed incrementally in the Central Andes from 1994 May to 2012 August, to image the shear wave velocity structure of the South American Cordillera.

Description

Name Andes.ANT.Ward.2013
Title 3D shear-wave velocity model of the Central Andes from ambient noise tomography
Type 3-D Tomography Earth Model
Sub Type Shear-wave velocity (km/s)
Year 2013
 
Short Description   The model incorporates broadband seismic data from 20 seismic networks deployed incrementally in the Central Andes from 1994 May to 2012 August, to image the shear wave velocity structure of the South American Cordillera.
Authors:  
Kevin M. Ward
Department of Geosciences
The University of Arizona
1040 E. 4th Street Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
George Zandt
Department of Geosciences
The University of Arizona
1040 E. 4th Street Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Susan L. Beck
Department of Geosciences
The University of Arizona
1040 E. 4th Street Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Ryan C. Porter
Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Carnegie Institution of Washington
5241 Broad Branch Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015-1305, USA
Lara S. Wagner
Department of Geological Sciences
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
104 South Rd., Mitchell Hall, CB #3315, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3315, USA
Estela Minaya
El Observatorio San Calixto
Calle Indaburo 944 Casilla 12656, La Paz, Bolivia
Hernando Tavera
Instituto Geofisico Del Peru
Calle Badajo No. 169, Urb. Mayorazgo IV Etapa, Lima, Peru
 
Previous Model
Reference Model None
Model Download Andes.ANT.Ward.2013_kmps.nc (see metadata ), is the netCDF file for the model
Model Homepage
Depth Coverage Surface to 50 km (bsl)
Areal Coverage The Central Andes (latitude: 12°S/41°S, longitude: 75°W/64W°)
 
Data Set Description [Ward et al., (2013)] The dataset includes the absolute S-wave velocity structure across the Central Andes from ambient noise tomography.
Supplemental Information none

Citations and DOIs

To cite the original work behind this Earth model:

  • Ward, K. M., Porter, R. C., Zandt, G., Beck, S. L., Wagner, L. S., Minaya, E., and Tavera, H., 2014, Erratum: Ambient noise tomography across the central Andes: Geophysical Journal International, v. 196, p. 1264–1265, https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggt429.

  • Ward, K. M., Porter, R. C., Zandt, G., Beck, S. L., Wagner, L. S., Minaya, E., and Tavera, H., 2013, Ambient noise tomography across the central Andes: Geophysical Journal International, v. 194, p. 1559–1573, https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggt166.

To cite IRIS DMC Data Products effort:

  • Trabant, C., A. R. Hutko, M. Bahavar, R. Karstens, T. Ahern, and R. Aster (2012), Data Products at the IRIS DMC: Stepping Stones for Research and Other Applications, Seismological Research Letters, 83(5), 846–854, https://doi.org/10.1785/0220120032.

DOI for this EMC webpage:

Credits

Model provided by Kevin M. Ward

Timeline

2015-05-11
added to EMC

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