Data Services Products: EMC-STW105 Reference Earth Model also known as REF

Summary

STW105 (also known as REF) is a transversely isotropic reference Earth model, Kustowski, Ekstrom and Dziewonski (2008).

Description

Name STW105
Title Reference Earth Model also known as REF
Type 1-D Reference Earth Model
Sub Type velocity model
Year 2008
Short Description   STW105 (also known as REF) is a transversely isotropic reference Earth model, Kustowski, Ekstrom and Dziewonski (2008).
  • Average Parametric Earth Model (PEM-A)
  • Continental Parametric Earth Model (PEM-C) reflects different properties of the continental upper mantle
  • Oceanic Parametric Earth Model (PEM-O) reflects different properties of the oceanic upper mantle
Authors:  
B. Kustowski
Chevron
San Ramon, California, USA
G. Ekstrom
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Columbia University
Palisades, New York, USA
A. M. Dziewonski
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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Base Model
Referenced by S362ANI and S362WMANI
Model Download STW105.txt
Model Homepage
Depth Coverage 0 to 6371.0 km
Areal Coverage Point data
 

The anisotropic Reference Earth Model STW105 plotted with PREM and ak135

Image [Kustowski, Ekstrom and Dziewonski (2008) ] shows the anisotropic Reference Earth Model STW105 plotted with PREM and ak135.

Citation

  • Kustowski, B., G. Ekstrom, and A. M. Dziewonski. 2008. “Anisotropic shear-wave velocity structure of the Earth’s mantle: A global model” J. Geophys. Res., 113:B06306, doi:10.1029/2007JB005169.
  • 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. Kustowski, G. Ekstrom, and A. M. Dziewonski

DOI

doi:10.1029/2007JB005169

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