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News headlines on IRIS EMC development and changes.

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The IRIS EMC news headlines are listed in reverse chronological order.

2016-08-23

Added 3D2016_03Sv model. This model, Eric Debayle, Fabien Dubuffet, Stéphanie Durand (2016), is the latest Sv wave model of the upper mantle and transition zone (see 3D2015_10Sv).

2016-08-19

Added US.2016, Shen & Ritzwoller (2016), a 3D shear-wave velocity model of the US from joint inversion of surface wave dispersion from ambient noise and earthquakes, Rayleigh wave H/V ratio, and receiver functions.

2016-08-10

All model netCDF files are checked for CF-Convention Compliance and are updated as needed.

2016-07-11

Added OIINK_VS_model, Chen et al. (2016), this is a shear wave velocity model derived from Rayleigh wave phase velocities recorded by the OIINK Flex Array and Transportable Array stations in the central United States.

2016-06-27

Added WUS-CAMH-2015, Chai, Ammon, Maceira and Herrmann (2015), this model is a shear velocity model that combines spatially interpolated/smoothed receiver functions, surface-wave dispersion and gravity observations through a 3D simultaneous inversion to image the subsurface S-wave velocity structure of the western U.S. region.

2016-05-12

Added the 3D2015_10Sv model. This model, Debayle, E., F. Dubuffet, and S. Durand (2016), is the latest Sv wave model of the upper mantle and transition zone from the authors based on the waveform modeling of 1,377,550 Rayleigh waves recorded between 1976 and October 2015.

2016-01-20
Added the US-Crust-Upper-mantle-Vs.Porter.Liu.Holt.2015 model. This model (Potter, Liu and Holt, 2016) is based on the shear velocity inversion of Rayleigh wave phase velocities calculated from ambient noise and wave-gradiometry measurements.

2016-01-07
Added the US-CrustVs-2015 model. The US-CrustVs-2015 model, Schmandt & Lin (2014) is a Crust thickness and Crust and Uppermost mantle Vs model for the contiguous U.S.

2015-11-23
Added the Crustal_Thickness_Error model. The Crustal_Thickness_Error model, Gilbert (2012) is a model of crustal thicknesses values that are based on common conversion point (CCP) stacking of receiver functions calculated from data recorded by USArray stations and other permanent and temporary deployments in the western United States.

2015-11-09
Added SPani |SPani, Tesoniero, Auer, Boschi, and Cammarano (2015), is a joint model of radially anisotropic P- and S-velocity variation of the whole mantle based on the inversion of fundamental Rayleigh and Love surface waves up to the sixth overtone and major P- and S-body wave phases.

2015-08-13
Added TW-PS-H14, Huang, Wu, Song, Chang, Lee, Chang, and Hsieh (2014), a 3D Vp, Vs, and Vp/VS models of Taiwan region from joint inversion of P- and S-wave travel times.

2015-08-12
Added YS-P-H15, Huang, Lin, Schmandt, Farrell, Smith, and Tsai (2015), a 3D P-wave velocity model of Yellowstone from joint inversion of local earthquake and teleseismic travel-time data.

2015-08-11
Added MCR.MT.Yang-et.al.2015.resistivity, Yang, Kelbert, Egbert & Meqbel (2015), a 3D electrical resistivity model of the Midcontinent Rift recovered by inverting 222 magnetotelluric stations from EarthScope USArray dataset in Midcontinent Rift area, north-central USA.

2015-06-13
EMC 3D Visualizer is released (https://seiscode.iris.washington.edu/projects/iris-emc-3d-visualizer)

2015-05-11
Added Andes.ANT.Ward.2013, Ward, Zandt, Beck, Porter, Wagner, Minaya and Tavera (2013), a 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.

2015-05-11
Added APVC.ANT+RF.Ward.2014, Ward, Zandt, Beck, Christensen, and McFarlin (2014), a 3D shear-wave velocity model of the Altiplano-Puna Volcanic Complex (APVC) from the joint inversion of ambient noise tomography and receiver functions.

2015-05-04
EMC 3D Visualizer is available

2015-01-20
ak135-f (ds.iris.edu/ds/products/emc-ak135-f) density unit was corrected from Mg/km3 to Mg/m3 per user notification. The original unit was the same as http://rses.anu.edu.au/seismology/ak135/ak135f.html

2015-01-07
Unified depths of the GyPSuM kmps models.

2015-01-06
Added Taiwan.TTT.KWR.2012 model, Kuo-Chen, Wu & Roecker (2012), a model based on a travel-time tomographic method from active- and passive-source experiments of Taiwan Integrated Geodynamic Research (TAIGER) and other permanent seismic networks.

2014-12-01
Added S362ANI+M model, Moulik and Ekstrom (2014), is an anisotropic shear velocity model of the Earth’s mantle using normal modes, body waves, surface waves and long-period waveforms

2014-10-20
Added US-SL-2014 model, Schmandt & Lin (2014), is a P and S teleseismic body-wave tomography of the mantle beneath the United States.

2014-07-07
Added supplemental information page link to LLNL-G3Dv3

2014-06-18
Added link to the CRUST 1.0 model on the IRIS EMC – Reference Earth Models page

2014-05-05
Created a supplemental information page for Cascade.ANT.Gao-Shen.2014

2014-04-23
Version 2.0 visualization tools are online.
In version 2.0 ALL Earth model variables, contained in the netCDF model file, are available for plotting.

2014-03-19
Created a supplemental information page for DNA13 Earth model.

2014-03-05
Added Cascade.ANT.Gao-Shen.2014 – Gao and Shen (2014), A full-wave ambient noise tomographic method and the analysis of Rayleigh waves from ~1000 stations between 1995 to 2012, including the EarthScope USArray Transportable Array and many other permanent and flexible arrays.

2014-03-03
Added SAWum-NA2 — Yuan and Romanowicz (2011), A high-resolution North American shear velocity model of upper mantle

2014-01-27
Added DNA13 — Porritt, Allen and Pollitz (2014), P- and S-velocity models for the western US integrating body- and surface-wave constraints

2013-09-06
Added SEMum — Lekic and Romanowicz (2011), A high-resolution global shear velocity model of upper mantle

2013-03-12
Added wUS-SH-2010 — Schmandt and Humphreys (2010), P and S teleseismic body-wave tomography of the western United States, wUS-SH-2010

2013-02-08
Added S2.9EA — Kustowski, Ekstrom and Dziewonski (2008), a model of shear-wave velocity in the upper-mantle beneath Eurasia, S2.9EA

2013-01-31
Added STW105 — Kustowski, Ekstrom and Dziewonski (2008), a transversely isotropic reference Earth model STW105

2013-01-31
Added S362ANI & S362WMANI — Kustowski, Ekstrom and Dziewonski (2008), anisotropic S velocities Earth models S362ANI & S362WMANI

2012-12-20
Added LLNL-G3Dv3 — Simmons, Myers, Johannesson & Matzel (2012) , a global-scale model of the crust and mantle P-wave velocity with regional-scale details. , LLNL-G3Dv3

2012-08-07
Added Regional 3-D electrical conductivity model of Snake River Plain / Yellowstone, USA based on magnetotelluric data, SRPY-MT

2012-03-19
Added the tomography models HMSL-P06 & HMSL-S06

2012-02-14
Added ParaView to the Desktop Tools page

2012-02-06
Added tomography model PNW10-S

2012-02-01
The Generalized X-section Viewer with the ability of plotting sections in an arbitrary direction has replaced the regular cross section viewer.

2012-01-19
The Slab Models for Subduction Zones (Slab) are added to the Horizontal Slice Viewer

2012-01-13
The Desktop Tools page is a quick startup guide for some visualization desktop applications that allow 3-D visualizations of EMC’s netCDF model files

2011-11-21
Added magnitude scale below cross-section and also revised the vertical scale to represent aspect ratio of 1

2011-11-14
EMC online

2011-11-14
Added tomography model TX2011

2011-11-14
Renamed tomography model Grand2000 to TX2000

2011-09-26
Added the Externally Hosted Models category to the Reference Models page that includes links to reference Earth models that are not hosted by EMC.

2011-09-20
Added GyPSuM tomography model

2011-09-20
Added TNA/SNA reference model

2011-08-31
The beta release of the IRIS EMC is now online

2011-06-24
Added SAW642AN and SAW642ANb tomography models

2011-06-16
The beta release of the IRIS EMC is under review

2010-12-09
The alpha release of the IRIS EMC visualization tools is now online

2010-10-05
The pre-alpha version of the IRIS Horizontal Slice Viewer is now online

2010-09-13
The beta test version of the IRIS EMC Tomoserver is now online

2010-08-26
A test Coordinate Selection Tool is added to the Visualization page

2010-08-09
Distributed the IRIS Earth Model Collaboration Technical Plan
For additional information contact product@iris.washington.edu.

2010-05-20
The IRIS Earth Model Collaboration data product Trade Study phase started

The Trade Study phase of the new IRIS Earth Model Collaboration data product started at IRIS DMC. The objectives of this phase are:

  • Organize and summarize relevant Earth Models
  • Organize and summarize the existing presentation tools
  • Identify the key elements of the Earth Model metadata
  • Form a Technical Experts team

Citations and DOIs

  • 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 application, Seismological Research Letters, 83(6), 846:854. doi: 10.1785/0220 120032

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