Cross sections in a 3D seismic migration image of S-wave reflectivity

Cross sections in a 3D seismic migration image of S-wave reflectivity

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Y. Zheng/IRIS Consortium

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Cross sections in a 3D seismic migration image of S-wave reflectivity in the mantle wedge adjacent to the subducting Tonga slab. Quasihorizontal structures exist throughout the wedge that are not readily accounted for by standard upper mantle petrological models. (Image courtesy of Y. Zheng.)

Date Taken: February 18, 2009
Photographer / Contributor: Y. Zheng

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