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Average shear-wave velocity structure of the Kamchatka peninsula from the dispersion of surface waves
Earth, Planets and Space volume 52, pages 573–577 (2000)
An average shear-wave velocity structure has been estimated for the path between the Kamchatka Isthmus and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski. It is obtained from the Monte Carlo inversion of the Rayleigh and Love wave group velocity dispersion curves measured using broad-band seismograms of events in Northern Kamchatka recorded by the IRIS station PET in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski. The Moho interface was found at a depth of 35±5 km and the Konrad one at 18±4 km. An important feature of the found structure is a low velocity in the upper mantle. This result is coherent with the recent and present-day volcanic activity in Kamchatka. Synthetic long period seismograms computed for the obtained structure are in good agreement with observed ones.
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Shapiro, N.M., Gorbatov, A.V., Gordeev, E. et al. Average shear-wave velocity structure of the Kamchatka peninsula from the dispersion of surface waves. Earth Planet Sp 52, 573–577 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1186/BF03351665
- Group Velocity
- Dispersion Curve
- Rayleigh Wave
- Love Wave
- Group Velocity Dispersion