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Mapping spherical seismic into physical structure: Biases from 3-D phase-transition and thermal boundary-layer heterogeneity

Styles, Elinor; Davies, Rhodri; Goes, Saskia

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Earth's mantle is, to a very good first approximation, spherically symmetric, with lateral deviations in seismic velocities and density of only a few per cent. This observation has led to the common assumption that average radial seismic models reflect the mantle's average physical structure. We test this assumption by using a set of dynamically generated mantle structures and comparing seismic velocities for the average radial physical state with laterally averaged seismic velocities. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65049
Source: Geophysical Journal International
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04914.x

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