Subsurface fault geometries in Southern California illuminated through Full-3D Seismic Waveform Tomography (F3DT)

En Jui Lee, Po Chen

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1 引文 斯高帕斯(Scopus)

摘要

More precise spatial descriptions of fault systems play an essential role in tectonic interpretations, deformation modeling, and seismic hazard assessments. The recent developed full-3D waveform tomography techniques provide high-resolution images and are able to image the material property differences across faults to assist the understanding of fault systems. In the updated seismic velocity model for Southern California, CVM-S4.26, many velocity gradients show consistency with surface geology and major faults defined in the Community Fault Model (CFM) (Plesch et al. 2007), which was constructed by using various geological and geophysical observations. In addition to faults in CFM, CVM-S4.26 reveals a velocity reversal mainly beneath the San Gabriel Mountain and Western Mojave Desert regions, which is correlated with the detachment structure that has also been found in other independent studies. The high-resolution tomographic images of CVM-S4.26 could assist the understanding of fault systems in Southern California and therefore benefit the development of fault models as well as other applications, such as seismic hazard analysis, tectonic reconstructions, and crustal deformation modeling.

原文English
頁(從 - 到)42-49
頁數8
期刊Tectonophysics
703-704
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2017 四月 22

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geophysics
  • Earth-Surface Processes

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