Data Services Products: EMC-iasp91 P & S velocity reference Earth model

Summary

The iasp91 reference model is a parameterised velocity model that has been constructed to be a summary of the travel time characteristics of the main seismic phases, Kennett (1991).

Description

Name iasp91
Title iasp91 velocity model
Type 1-D Reference Earth Model
Sub Type P & S velocity model
Year 1991
Short Description   The iasp91 reference model is a parameterised velocity model that has been constructed to be a summary of the travel time characteristics of the main seismic phases, Kennett (1991).
Authors:  
Brian L. N. Kennett
Past President, IASPEI
Research School of Earth Sciences
Australian National University
Canberra, Australia
E. Robert Engdahl
Past President, IASPEI
Department of Physics
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado, USA
 
Base Model
Referenced by
Model Download  
in comma separated value (CSV) file format (IASP91.csv ) with columns lef to right representing Depth (km), Radius (km), Vp (km/s), and Vs (km/s)
 
in IDV CSV file format (IASP91_IDV.csv)
 
Model Homepage http://www.iaspei.org/projects/projects.html
Depth Coverage 0 to 6371.0 km
Areal Coverage radial Earth model
 

iasp91 velocity model
iasp91 velocity model

Citations and DOIs

To cite the original work behind this Earth model:

  • Kennett, B.L.N. (Compiler and Editor). 1991. “IASPEI 1991 Seismological Tables.” Bibliotech, Canberra, Australia, 167 pp.

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

  • B.L.N. Kennett

Timeline

2010-12-09
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