March 2014

First student paper from Maryland Seismological Lab!

The first paper authored by a student from the Maryland Seismological Lab has been accepted for publication in the prestigious¬†Geophysical Journal International. Jesse Kolb, who led the study that presented a new method in reliable deconvolution for receiver functions, was an undergraduate researcher in the Seismo lab since February, 2012. After graduating from the University …

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Lithospheric Structure of the Western United States

Using data from the EarthScope Transportable Array, we observed and modeled conversions of S waves to P waves across velocity contrasts within the lithosphere across the Western United States. You can read more about our findings in Lekic and Fischer, 2013 and Hopper et al. 2014, but this cartoon provides a nice summary:

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