Upper Mantle Seismic Discontinuities

  1. Shun-Ichiro Karato,
  2. Alessandro Forte,
  3. Robert Liebermann,
  4. Guy Masters and
  5. Lars Stixrude
  1. Peter M. Shearer

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM117p0115

Earth's Deep Interior: Mineral Physics and Tomography From the Atomic to the Global Scale

Earth's Deep Interior: Mineral Physics and Tomography From the Atomic to the Global Scale

How to Cite

Shearer, P. M. (2000) Upper Mantle Seismic Discontinuities, in Earth's Deep Interior: Mineral Physics and Tomography From the Atomic to the Global Scale (eds S.-I. Karato, A. Forte, R. Liebermann, G. Masters and L. Stixrude), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM117p0115

Author Information

  1. Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909752

Online ISBN: 9781118668474

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • Earth—Interior;
  • Seismic tomography;
  • Mineralogy

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Observing Upper Mantle Discontinuities

  • Average Discontinuity Depths

  • Discontinuity Topography

  • Discontinuity Sharpness

  • Discontinuity Amplitudes

  • Discussion