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Volume 6, issue 1
Solid Earth, 6, 271-284, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-6-271-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Solid Earth, 6, 271-284, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-6-271-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 20 Feb 2015

Research article | 20 Feb 2015

A 3-D shear velocity model of the southern North American and Caribbean plates from ambient noise and earthquake tomography

B. Gaite et al.
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We compute a velocity model of the crust and uppermost mantle of southern North America, Mexico and the Caribbean. We use a recent technique based on "ambient noise" (or continuous seismic records) and a traditional one using earthquakes. Both techniques, together with the increased number of seismic stations in the region, allow us to obtain greater resolution than previous works. Some of its applications are to localize regional earthquakes and simulate ground motions.
We compute a velocity model of the crust and uppermost mantle of southern North America, Mexico...
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