Data Services Products: EMC-SEUS-MT Southeastern United States 3D Electrical Resistivity Model

Summary

Three-dimensional electrical resistivity model for the southeastern United States. Inverse solution was found using ModEM.

Description

Name SEUS-MT
Title Southeastern United States 3D Electrical Resistivity Model
Type 3-D Electrical Resistivity Earth Model
Sub Type
Units Electrical resistivity (Ohm-m)
Year 2017
 
Short Description   Three-dimensional electrical resistivity model for the southeastern United States. Inverse solution was found using ModEM.
Authors:  
Benjamin S. Murphy
College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
Gary D. Egbert
College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
   
   
Model Download SEUS.MT.MurphyEgbert2017.resistivity.nc (see metadata ), is the netCDF file for the model

SEUS-MT.zip is the above model in its original format.
Model Homepage None
Depth Coverage 0 to 400 km
Areal Coverage Southeastern United States
 
Data Set Description Inversion used 124 EarthScope USArray MT stations (full impedance tensors and vertical magnetic field transfer functions, period range ~10-10000 s).
Supplemental Information

Depth slice at 150 km
Depth slice at 150 km (left) and cross section (right) through the SEUS-MT electrical resistivity model (Murphy & Egbert, EPSL, 2017).

Citations and DOIs

To cite the original work behind this Earth model:

  • Murphy, B.S. and G. D. Egbert (2017), Electrical conductivity structure of southeastern North America: Implications for lithospheric architecture and Appalachian topographic rejuvenation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 462, 66-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2017.01.009.

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

  • Benjamin S. Murphy and Gary D. Egbert

Timeline

2017-03-21
model is online

Categories

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