Rayleigh Wave Constraints on Shear-Wave Structure and Azimuthal Anisotropy Beneath the Colorado Rocky Mountains

  1. Karl E. Kalstrom and
  2. G. Randy Keller
  1. Aibing Li1,
  2. Donald W. Forsyth2 and
  3. Karen M. Fischer2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/154GM29

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

Li, A., Forsyth, D. W. and Fischer, K. M. (2005) Rayleigh Wave Constraints on Shear-Wave Structure and Azimuthal Anisotropy Beneath the Colorado Rocky Mountains, 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: 10.1029/154GM29

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geosciences, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

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

  • Data Selection and Processing

  • Phase Velocity

  • Shear-Wave Structure in the Crust and Upper Mantle

  • Azimuhtal Anisotropy

  • Conclusions