Data Services Products: EMC-US-Upper-Mantle-Vs.Xie.Chu.Yang.2018 3-D Upper-Mantle Shear Velocity Model Beneath the Contiguous United States Based on Broadband Surface Wave from Ambient Seismic Noise

Summary

US-Ppper-Mantle-Vs.Xie.Chu.Yang.2018 is upper mantle Vs model of Contiguous US based on broadband surface waves from ambient seismic noise.

Description

Name US-Upper-Mantle-Vs.Xie.Chu.Yang.2018
Title 3-D Upper-Mantle Shear Velocity Model Beneath the Contiguous United States Based on Broadband Surface Wave from Ambient Seismic Noise
Type 3-D tomography Earth Model
Sub Type Shear-wave velocity (km/s)
Year 2018
 
Short Description   The model is upper mantle Vs model of Contiguous US based on broadband surface waves (10-150s) from ambient seismic noise
 
Authors: Xie Jun
State Key Laboratory of Geodesy and Earth’s Dynamics
Innovation Academy for Precision Measurement Science and Technology
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China

Risheng Chu
State Key Laboratory of Geodesy and Earth’s Dynamics
Innovation Academy for Precision Measurement Science and Technology
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China

Yingjie Yang
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems and GEMOC
Macquarie University
North Ryde, NSW 2109, Australia
 
Previous Model None
Reference Model None
 
Model Download US-Upper-Mantle-Vs.Xie.Chu.Yang.2018.nc (see metadata ), is the netCDF file of the above model.
 
Model Homepage
Depth Coverage 60 to 300 km, (best resolution 60-200 km)
Area Continental US (latitude: 28°/49°, longitude: -125°/-65°)
 
Data Set Description [Xie et al., (2018)] The dataset includes shear velocities calculated from the inversion of Rayleigh wave phase velocities determined from ambient noise. Data were primarily collected by the EarthScope USArray.
 

Maps of Vs structure in the upper mantle
Maps of Vs structure in the upper mantle and major geological units modified from Fenneman (1917). The color bar labels are V S in km/s (top) and perturbation in percentage (bottom).

Citations and DOIs

To cite the original work behind this Earth model:

  • Jun Xie, Risheng Chu, Yingjie Yang, (2018) 3-D Upper-Mantle Shear Velocity Model Beneath the Contiguous United States Based on Broadband Surface Wave from Ambient Seismic Noise,Pure Appl. Geophys. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-018-1881-2

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:

References

  • Fenneman, N. M. (1917). Physiographic divisions of the United States. Proceedings of the National academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 1(3), 17–22.

Credits

Model provided by Jun Xie

Timeline

2020-07-28
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