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XE (2005-2007): Sierra Nevada EarthScope Project

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FDSN code XE (2005-2007) Network name Sierra Nevada EarthScope Project (SNEP)
Start year 2005 Operated by
  • EarthScope Transportable Array
End year 2007 Deployment region
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.

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