Data Services Products: EMC-iasp91 iasp91 velocity model

Summary

The iasp91 reference model is a parameterised velocity model that has been constructed to be a summary of the travel time characteristics of the main seismic phases, Kennett (1991).

Description

Name iasp91
Title iasp91 velocity model
Type 1-D Reference Earth Model
Sub Type P & S velocity model
Year 1991
Short Description   The iasp91 reference model is a parameterised velocity model that has been constructed to be a summary of the travel time characteristics of the main seismic phases, Kennett (1991).
Authors:  
Brian L. N. Kennett
Past President, IASPEI
Research School of Earth Sciences
Australian National University
Canberra, Australia
E. Robert Engdahl
Past President, IASPEI
Department of Physics
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado, USA
 
Base Model
Referenced by
Model Download  
in comma separated value (CSV) file format (IASP91.csv ) with columns lef to right representing Depth (km), Radius (km), Vp (km/s), and Vs (km/s)
 
in IDV CSV file format (IASP91_IDV.csv)
 
Model Homepage www.iaspei.org/projects/projects.html
Depth Coverage 0 to 6371.0 km
Areal Coverage radial Earth model
 

iasp91 velocity model

iasp91 velocity model

Citation

  • Kennett, B.L.N. (Compiler and Editor). 1991. “IASPEI 1991 Seismological Tables.” Bibliotech, Canberra, Australia, 167 pp.
  • Trabant, C., A. R. Hutko, M. Bahavar, R. Karstens, T. Ahern and R. Aster (2012), Data products at the IRIS DMC: stepping-stones for research and other application, Seismological Research Letters, 83(6), 846:854. doi: 10.1785/0220 120032

Credits

  • B.L.N. Kennett

DOI

doi:10.1111/j.1365-3121.1991.tb00863.x

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