Data Services Products: EMC-PnUS_2016 Pn tomography model for the contiguous United States

Summary

Pn tomography model for the contiguous United States. Model parameters include isotropic Pn velocity, anisotropy, vertical velocity gradient, and crustal thickness.

Description

Name PnUS_2016
Title Pn tomography model for the contiguous United States
Type 2-D tomography Earth Model
Sub Type Pn velocity (km/s), vertical velocity gradient (1/s), anisotropy
(%), crustal thickness (km)
Year 2016
Short Description   Pn tomography model for the contiguous United States. Model parameters include isotropic Pn velocity, anisotropy, vertical velocity gradient, and crustal thickness.
Authors:  
Janine Buehler
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
UC San Diego
Peter Shearer
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
UC San Diego
Corresponding author: jsbuehler@ucsd.edu
Previous Model N/A
Reference Model N/A
Model Download PnUS_2016_Pn_crustalthickness.dat — the crustal thickness map as latitude, longitude, thickness (km)
The model file containing Pn velocity, gradient, and anisotropy parameters on 2D grid:
PnUS_2016.nc (see metadata ), is the netCDF file for the model
Depth Coverage mantle lid
Areal Coverage contiguous U.S.
 
Data Set Description Pn travel times recorded at USArray (http://www.anf.ucsd.edu)
 
Supplemental Information N/A
 

PnUS_2016 Uppermost mantl
[Buehler & Shearer, 2016] Uppermost mantle isotropic (top), anisotropic (center), and vertical velocity gradient
(bottom) structure across the USArray footprint.

Citations and DOIs

To cite the original work behind this Earth model:

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:

Reference

Schmandt, B., Lin, F. C., & Karlstrom, K. E. (2015). Distinct crustal isostasy trends east and west of the Rocky Mountain Front. Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015GL066593

Credits

Model provided by Janine Buehler

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