WUS-MT-2021 is a three-dimensional electrical conductivity model of the western United States based on magnetotelluric data.
|Title||Western United States electrical resistivity model|
|Type||3-D Electrical Resistivity Earth Model|
|Units||log(10) electrical conductivity (S/m)|
|Data Revision||r0.0 (revision history)|
|Short Description||Three-dimensional electrical conductivity model of the western United States based on magnetotelluric data.|
|Author:||Paul A Bedrosian, Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry Science Center, United Stated Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado 80225, USA
|Model Download||WUS.MT.Bedrosian2021.resistivity.r0.0.nc (see metadata) is the above model in netCDF 3 Classic format.
WUS.MT.Bedrosian2021.resistivity.zip is the above model in its original format.
|Depth Coverage||0 to 350 km|
|Area||Western United States (30° to 50° latitude, -127.5° to -102.5° longitude)|
|Data Set Description||Inversion used 1525 MT stations (full impedance tensors and vertical magnetic field transfer functions, period range 5-20,000 s).|
To cite the original work behind this Earth model:
- Murphy, B.S., Bedrosian, P. and Kelbert, A., 2021. Geoelectric Constraints on the Precambrian Assembly and Architecture of Southern Laurentia in GSA Memoir (“Laurentia: An Evolving Continent”)
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: https://doi.org/10.17611/dp/emc.2021.wusmt.1
- r0.0 model provided by Paul Bedrosian.
revision r0.0: uploaded October 5, 2021.