Data Services Products: EMC-Casc16-P Teleseismic P-wave velocity model of the western US

Summary

Casc16-P contains 3D isotropic P-wave velocity anomalies for the western U.S.

Description

Name Casc16-P
Title Teleseismic P-wave velocity model of the western US
Type 3-D Tomography Earth Model
Sub Type P-wave velocity anomaly (%)
Year 2016
 
Short Description   Teleseismic P-wave travel time residuals from the Cascadia Initiative, the Transportable Array, and other regional networks are inverted for 3D isotropic P-wave velocity anomalies in the western U.S.
Authors:  
William B. Hawley
Department of Earth and Planetary Science
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.

Richard M. Allen
Department of Earth and Planetary Science
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.

Mark A. Richards
Department of Earth and Planetary Science
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA.

 
Previous Model None
Reference Model None
Model Homepage None
Model Download Casc16-P.nc (see metadata ), is the netCDF file for the model
Depth Coverage 0 to 1000 km
Area Western North America latitude: 31°/51° @0.25°, longitude: 229°/2591° @0.25°
 
Data Set Description This dataset is derived from ~60,000 observations of teleseismic P-wave arrivals in three frequency bands, on ~1,300 stations in the Cascadia Initiative, Transportable Array, and other regional networks. The data from 321 events were collected between 2007 and 2013.
Supplemental Information

A slice at 150 km depth through the model Casc16-P
A slice at 150 km depth through the model Casc16-P (Hawley et al., 2016)

Citations and DOIs

To cite the original work behind this Earth model:

  • Hawley, W.B., Allen, R.M., Richards, M.A., 2016. Tomography reveals buoyant asthenosphere accumulating beneath the Juan de Fuca plate. Science 353 (6306), 1406–1408. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aad8104

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:
https://doi.org/10.17611/dp/emccasc16p

Credits

  • Model provided by William Hawley

Timeline

2020-01-28
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