Migrated S-wave reflector images of the core-mantle boundary

Migrated S-wave reflector images of the core-mantle boundary

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R.D. van der Hilst, M.V. de Hoop, P. Wang, S.-H. Shim, P. Ma, and L. Tenorio/AAAS

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

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Migrated S-wave reflector images of the core-mantle boundary (2) and a deep mantle reflector about 250 km above the core-mantle boundary (1). (Image from R.D. van der Hilst, M.V. de Hoop, P. Wang, S.-H. Shim, P. Ma, and L. Tenorio, 2007. Seismostratigraphy and thermal structure of Earth’s core-mantle boundary region, Science, 315:1813–1817, doi:10.1126/ science.1137867. Reprinted with permission from AAAS.)

Date Taken: February 18, 2009
Photographer / Contributor: R.D. van der Hilst, M.V. de Hoop, P. Wang, S.-H. Shim, P. Ma, and L. Tenorio, 2007

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