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Seismic heterogeneity in the mantle � strong shear wave signature of slabs from joint tomography

Kennett, Brian; Gorbatov, A.

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The primary source of information on heterogeneity within the Earth comes from seismic tomography. A powerful tool for examining the character of heterogeneity comes from the comparison of images of bulk-sound and shear wavespeed extracted in a single inversion, since this isolates the dependencies on the elastic moduli. However, particularly in such multi-parameter inversions there are many hidden facets which can have a strong influence on the results, such as the weightings between...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/87278
Source: Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors
DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2003.07.033

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