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XJ (1997-1997): The Sierran Paradox Experiment

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FDSN code XJ (1997-1997) Operated by
Network name The Sierran Paradox Experiment (SPE) Deployment region
Start year 1997 End year 1997
Short description

P and S and anisotropy tomography of the upper mantle under the southern Sierra Nevada using teleseismic arrivals; goal is to discriminate between likely upper mantle lithologies.

Further information in publication(s)

Boyd, O. S., Jones, C. H., & Sheehan, A. F. (2004). Foundering lithosphere imaged beneath the Southern Sierra Nevada, California, USA. Science, 305(5684), 660–662.

Citation Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Craig Jones, Bob Phinney (1997): The Sierran Paradox Experiment. International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks. Dataset/Seismic Network. 10.7914/SN/XJ_1997

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