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ZD (2010-2013): PerU Lithosphere and Slab Experiment

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FDSN code ZD (2010-2013) Network name PerU Lithosphere and Slab Experiment (PULSE/UNC)
Start year 2010 Operated by
End year 2013 Deployment region

This project will use bb seismology to image the crust, mantle, lithosphere, downgoing plate and sub slab mantle beneath south central Peru in order to improve the understanding of flat slab subduction.

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Bishop, B.T., S.L. Beck, G. Zandt, G., L.S. Wagner, M. Long, S. Knezevic Antonijevic, A. Kumar, and H. Tavera (2017) Causes and consequences of flat-slab subduction in southern Peru, Geosphere, v. 13, no. 5, p. 1–16,

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:

Deng, J., M. D. Long, N. Creasy, L.S. Wagner, S. Beck, G. Zandt, H. Tavera, and E. Minaya (2017) Lowermost mantle anisotropy near the eastern edge of the Pacific LLSVP: constraints from SKS–SKKS splitting intensity measurements, Geophysical Journal International, v. 210, p. 774-786.

Antonijevic, S.K., L.S. Wagner, S.L. Beck, M.D. Long, G. Zandt, H. Tavera (2016) Effects of change in slab geometry on the mantle flow and slab fabric in Southern Peru, Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 121, 7252-7270.

Long, M.D., C.B. Biryol, C.M. Eakin, S.L. Beck, L.S. Wagner, G. Zandt, E. Minaya, H. Tavera (2016) Overriding plate, mantle wedge, slab, and subslab contributions to seismic anisotropy beneath the northern Central Andean Plateau, Geochemistry, Geophyscis, Geosystems, v. 17, 2556-2575.

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.

Eakin, C., M.D. Long, A. Scire, S.L. Beck, L.S. Wagner, G. Zandt, H. Tavera (2016) Internal deformation of the subducted Nazca slab inferred from seismic anisotropy, Nature Geoscience, v. 9, 56-59.

Antonijevic, S.K., L.S. Wagner, A. Kumar, S.L. Beck, M.D. Long, G. Zandt, H. Tavera, and C. Condori (2015) The role of ridges in the formation and longevity of flat slabs, Nature, v. 524, 212-215.

Eakin, C. M., M.D. Long, L. S. Wagner, S.L. Beck, H. Tavera, (2015) Upper mantle anisotropy beneath Peru from SKS splitting: Constraints on flat slab dynamics and interactions with the Nazca Ridge, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 412, 152-162.

Eakin, C. M., M.D. Long, S. L. Beck, L. S. Wagner, H. Tavera, and C. Condori (2014) Response of the mantle to flat slab evolution: Insights from local S splitting beneath Peru, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 41,

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