Things to consider when interpreting Sp receiver functions…

Things to consider when interpreting Sp receiver functions…

Conversions of shear waves (S) to compressional waves (P), often analyzed as Sp receiver functions, are useful for studying upper mantle layering, and have been...

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About those amplitudes…

About those amplitudes…

It is well known, at least among tomographers, that our images of the Earth's interior are washed out. Lateral variations in seismic velocities are likely...

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Improvement in P-wave tomography due to EarthScope

Improvement in P-wave tomography due to EarthScope

The EarthScope project has been described as the Apollo program of the solid Earth community. It has enabled an unprecedented investment in seismic instrumentation, and...

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Congratulations and Best of Luck to Sutton Chiorini!

Sutton Chiorini, who has been an undergraduate researcher in our lab for three years, has graduated and started a Master's program at Miami University of...

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Pair of IRIS summer interns joins the group

This summer, we had the pleasure of hosting two summer undergraduate interns: Anant Hariharan from Cornell, and Brittany Washington from Rugters, Newark. While Anant worked...

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Reference Model of LLSVP Morphology

Reference Model of LLSVP Morphology

Using depth-dependent clustering analysis of global Vs and Vp tomographic models, we have constructed a new reference model for LLSVP shape and volume. We obtain...

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Congratulations to Anthony Mautino

This month, Anthony Mautino obtained his MS in Geology with a thesis about characterizing spherical Couette flows with acoustic normal mode splittings. Here, we are...

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3D Reference Earth Model

3D Reference Earth Model

REM-3D is a project funded by the National Science Foundation and carried out by Raj Moulik, Ved Lekic, Barbara Romanowicz, and Adam Dziewonski. If you have...

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Dr. Pritwiraj Moulik joins Maryland Seismology as a Postdoctoral Fellow

We are pleased to welcome Raj Moulik to the lab, and look forward to working with and learning from him in the coming years! Raj...

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Viscosity increase in the Earth’s mid mantle

Viscosity increase in the Earth’s mid mantle

Together with collaborators Max Rudolph at Portland State University and Carolina Lithgow-Bertelloni at University College London, we used a novel inversion framework to detect the...

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