Crust and Upper Mantle Velocity Structure of the Southern Rocky Mountains from the Jemez Lineament to the Cheyenne Belt

  1. Karl E. Kalstrom and
  2. G. Randy Keller
  1. Alan Levander,
  2. Colin Zelt and
  3. Maria Beatrice Magnani

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/154GM22

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

Levander, A., Zelt, C. and Magnani, M. B. (2005) Crust and Upper Mantle Velocity Structure of the Southern Rocky Mountains from the Jemez Lineament to the Cheyenne Belt, 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: 10.1029/154GM22

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth Science, Rice University, Houston, Tx 77005

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

  • Previous Seismic Studies

  • Seismic Data

  • Traveltime Inversion

  • Discussion of the Models

  • Gravity Modeling

  • Interpretation

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions