Seismic Anisotropy: Predictions, Observations, and Interpretations II

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Thomas Bodin, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States and Pierre Arroucau, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, United States
Primary Conveners:  Thomas Bodin, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Carlos J Garrido, CSIC, IACT, Granada, Spain, Andrea Tommasi, Univ Montpellier 2, Montpellier, France and Michael Kendall, University of Bristol, School of Earth Sciencess, Bristol, United Kingdom
OSPA Liaisons:  Thomas Bodin, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Anisotropic Shear-Velocity Structure of the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere System in the Central Pacific from the NoMelt Experiment
PeiYing Lin1, James B Gaherty1, Ge Jin1, John A Collins2, Daniel Lizarralde2, Robert L Evans2 and Greg Hirth3, (1)LDEO, Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY, United States, (2)WHOI, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (3)Brown Univeristy, Providence, RI, United States
10:35 AM
Constraints on Average Radial Anisotropy in the Lower Mantle
Ralph W.L. De Wit, Paul Kaeufl, Andrew P Valentine and Jeannot Trampert, Utrecht University, Utrecht, 3584, Netherlands
10:50 AM
Deep Upper Mantle Anisotropy from SKS Splitting Delay Times and Higher Mode Surface Waves
Kaiqing Yuan, Berkeley Seismological Lab, Berkeley, CA, United States, Caroline Beghein, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States and Paul Mcewan Davis, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States
11:05 AM
Constraining depth-dependent anisotropy: A new approach
Miaki Ishii, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States and Ahmet Okeler, Harvard Univ-Hoffman Lab, Cambridge, MA, United States
11:20 AM
Towards an Improved Joint Inversion of Receiver Functions, SKS Splitting, and Surface Wave Dispersion Data for Layering in the North American Craton
Julie Leiva1, Thomas Bodin1 and Barbara A Romanowicz1,2, (1)UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, (2)Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Paris, France
11:35 AM
Shear Wave Splitting Across Eastern, Western and Southern Africa
Andrew Nyblade1, Cristo Ramirez1, Brian C Bagley2, Gabriel Daudi Mulibo3, Fred Tugume4, Michael Edward Wysession5 and Doulgas A Wiens6, (1)Penn St Univ, University Park, PA, United States, (2)University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, United States, (3)University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, (4)Geological Survey Department, Entebbe, Uganda, (5)Washington Univ, Saint Louis, MO, United States, (6)Washington University in St Louis, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, St. Louis, MO, United States
11:50 AM
Full-Wave Anisotropic Tomography in Southern California
Yu-Pin Lin, Department of Geoscience, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Li Zhao, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan and Shu-Huei Hung, NTU National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
12:05 PM
Observations of D" anisotropy from P and S-wave reflectivity
Christine Thomas1, James M Wookey2 and Morvarid Saki1, (1)University of M√ľnster, M√ľnster, Germany, (2)University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8, United Kingdom