Background and Overview of Previous Controlled Source Seismic Studies

  1. Karl E. Kalstrom and
  2. G. Randy Keller
  1. Claus Prodehl1,
  2. Roy A. Johnson2,
  3. Randy Keller3,
  4. Catherine M. Snelson4 and
  5. Hanna-Maria Rumpel1

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/154GM14

The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics

The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics

How to Cite

Prodehl, C., Johnson, R. A., Keller, R., Snelson, C. M. and Rumpel, H.-M. (2005) Background and Overview of Previous Controlled Source Seismic Studies, in The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics (eds K. E. Kalstrom and G. R. Keller), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/154GM14

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geophysikalisches Institut, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

  3. 3

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at EL Paso, El Paso, Texas

  4. 4

    Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904191

Online ISBN: 9781118666326

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Keywords:

  • Orogeny-Rocky Mountains;
  • Geology, Structural—Rocky Mountains;
  • Geophysics—Rocky Mountains;
  • Core-mantle boundary

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Refraction (Wide-Angle Reflection) Profiling Technique

  • The Seismic Reflection Technique

  • Resolution

  • Previous Seismic Refractlon Profiles

  • Previous Seismic Reflection Profiles

  • Discussion