Upper mantle tomographic Vp and Vs images of the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico: Evidence for a thick heterogeneous chemical lithosphere

  1. Karl E. Kalstrom and
  2. G. Randy Keller
  1. Huaiyu Yuan and
  2. Ken Dueker

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/154GM25

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

Yuan, H. and Dueker, K. (2005) Upper mantle tomographic Vp and Vs images of the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico: Evidence for a thick heterogeneous chemical lithosphere, 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: 10.1029/154GM25

Author Information

  1. Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

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

  • Tectonic Setting

  • Teleseismic Travel-Time Processing

  • Tomographic Inversion

  • Discussion

  • Conclusion