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XE (2005-2007): Sierra Nevada EarthScope Project

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FDSN Network Information

FDSN code XE (2005-2007) Operated by EarthScope Transportable Array
Network name Sierra Nevada EarthScope Project (SNEP) Deployment region
Start date May 1, 2005 End date Nov. 1, 2007
Short description

Forty+ broadband instruments deployed in two phases in the Sierra Nevada in order to investigate the existence and mechanisms of lithospheric foundering.

Further information in publication(s)

Frassetto, A. M., Zandt, G., Gilbert, H. J., Owens, T. J., & Jones, C. H. (2011). Structure of the Sierra Nevada from receiver functions and implications for lithospheric foundering. Geosphere, 7(4), 898–921.
Jones, C. H., Reeg, H., Zandt, G., Gilbert, H. J., Owens, T. J., & Stachnik, J. C. (2014). P-wave tomography of potential convective downwellings and their source regions, Sierra Nevada, California. Geosphere, 10(3), 505–533.

Citation Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Tom Owens, Craig Jones, George Zandt (2005): Sierra Nevada EarthScope Project. International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks. Other/Seismic Network. 10.7914/SN/XE_2005

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