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Z9 (2010-2014): Southeastern Suture of the Appalachian Margin Experiment

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FDSN code Z9 (2010-2014) Network name Southeastern Suture of the Appalachian Margin Experiment (SESAME)
Start year 2010 Operated by
  • Brown University
End year 2014 Deployment region
Description

The goal of this experiment is to understand crust and mantle seismic structures in the southeastern U.S. associated with the suturing of Laurentia and Gondwana and subsequent continental rifting.

Citation Information

Digital Object Identifier (DOI) https://doi.org/10.7914/SN/Z9_2010
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Published Description

Hopper, E., K. M. Fischer, L. S. Wagner, R. B. Hawman, Reconstructing the end of the Appalachian Orogeny, Geology, 45, 15-18, doi: https://doi.org/10.1130/G38453.1, 2017.
Hopper, E., K. M. Fischer, S. Rondenay, R. B. Hawman, L. S. Wagner, Imaging crustal structure beneath the southern Appalachians with wavefield migration, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 12,054–12,062, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GL071005, 2016.
Parker Jr., E. H., R. B. Hawman, K. M. Fischer, L. S. Wagner, Estimating crustal thickness using SsPmp in regions covered by low-velocity sediments: Imaging the Moho beneath the SESAME array, SE Atlantic Coastal Plain, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 9627–9635, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GL070103, 2016.
Biryol, C. B., L. S. Wagner, K. M. Fischer, R. B. Hawman, Relationship between observed upper mantle structures and recent tectonic activity across the Southeastern United States, J. Geophys. Res., 121, https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JB012698, 2016.
Parker Jr., E. H., R. B. Hawman, K. M. Fischer, L. S. Wagner, Constraining lithologic variability along the Alleghanian detachment in the southern Appalachians using passive-source seismology, Geology, 43, 431-434, doi: https://doi.org/10.1130/G36517.1, 2015.
MacDougall, J. G., K. M. Fischer, D. W. Forsyth, R. B. Hawman, L. S. Wagner, Shallow mantle velocities beneath the southern Appalachians from Pn phases, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/2014GL062714, 2015.
Parker, E. H., R. B. Hawman, K. M. Fischer, L. S. Wagner, Crustal evolution across the southern Appalachians: initial results from the SESAME broadband array, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 3853–3857, https://doi.org/10.1002/grl.50761, 2013.

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