International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks

ZG (2010-2012): Central Andean Uplift and the Geodynamics of the High Topography

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FDSN code ZG (2010-2012) Operated by University of Arizona
Network name Central Andean Uplift and the Geodynamics of the High Topography (CAUGHT/UofA) Deployment region United States
Start date Jan. 1, 2010 End date Dec. 31, 2012
Short description

Deployment across the Andes and in the northern Altiplano in Bolivia and Peru

Further information in publication(s)

Ward, K.M.*, R. Porter, G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, L.S. Wagner, E. Minaya, and H. Tavera (2013) Ambient noise tomography across the Central Andes Geophysical Journal International, v. 194, 1559-1573,

Kumar, A.^, L.S. Wagner, S.L. Beck, M.D. Long, G. Zandt, B. Young, H. Tavera, and E. Minaya (2016) Seismicity and state of stress in the central and southern Peruvian flat slab, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 441, 71-80.

Scire, A.*, G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, M.D. Long, L.S. Wagner, E. Minaya, H. Tavera (2016) Imaging the transition from flat to normal subduction: Variations in the structure of the Nazca slab and upper mantle under southern Peru and northwestern Bolivia, Geophysical Journal International, v. 204, 457-479.

Ryan, J.*, S.L. Beck, G. Zandt, L. Wagner, E. Minaya, H. Tavera (2016) Central Andean crustal structure from receiver function analysis, Tectonophysics, v. 682, 120-133.

Ward, K.M.*, G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, L.S. Wagner, H. Tavera (2016) Lithospheric structure beneath the northern Central Andean Plateau from the joint inversion of ambient noise and earthquake-generated surface waves, Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 121, 8217-8238.

Scire, A.*, G.Zandt, S. Beck, M. Long, L.S. Wagner (2017) The deforming Nazca slab in the mantle transition zone and lower mantle: Constraints from teleseismic tomography on the deeply subducted slab between 6°S and 32°S, Geosphere, v.13 (3), p. 665–680 doi:

Garzione, C.N., N. McQuarrie, N. D. Perez, T.A. Ehlers, S. L. Beck, N. Kar, N. Eichelberger, A. D. Chapman, K. M. Ward, M. N. Ducea, R. O. Lease, C. J. Poulsen, L. S. Wagner, J. E. Saylor, G. Zandt, B.K. Horton (2017) Tectonic Evolution of the Central Andean Plateau and Implications for the Growth of Plateaus, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, v. 45:1.

Citation Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Susan Beck, George Zandt, Lara Wagner (2010): Central Andean Uplift and the Geodynamics of the High Topography. International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks. Other/Seismic Network. 10.7914/SN/ZG_2010

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