Attenuation Tomography Beneath the Rocky Mountain Front: Implications for the Physical State of the Upper Mantle

  1. Karl E. Kalstrom and
  2. G. Randy Keller
  1. Oliver S. Boyd and
  2. Anne F. Sheehan

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/154GM27

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

Boyd, O. S. and Sheehan, A. F. (2005) Attenuation Tomography Beneath the Rocky Mountain Front: Implications for the Physical State of the Upper Mantle, 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: 10.1029/154GM27

Author Information

  1. Dept. of Geological Sciences and CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309

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

  • δt☆ Measurement

  • δQ-1 Inversion

  • The Physical State of the Upper Mantle

  • Conclusion