Mapping the Lithosphere and Asthenosphere With Surface Waves: Lateral Structure and Anisotropy

  1. Mark A. Richards,
  2. Richard G. Gordon and
  3. Rob D. Van Der Hilst
  1. Göran Ekström

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM121p0239

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

How to Cite

Ekström, G. (2000) Mapping the Lithosphere and Asthenosphere With Surface Waves: Lateral Structure and Anisotropy, in The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions (eds M. A. Richards, R. G. Gordon and R. D. Van Der Hilst), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM121p0239

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909790

Online ISBN: 9781118668535

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Keywords:

  • Plate tectonics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical Overview

  • Theory

  • Global Maps of Phase Velocity

  • Upper Mantle Structure

  • A 3-D, Anisotropic Model of the Mantle

  • Conclusions