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Joint inversion of teleseismic delay times and geoid anomaly data: implementation of a computational algorithm to map density variations within the mantle

Grant number: 13/11908-3
Support Opportunities:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): September 01, 2013
Effective date (End): February 28, 2014
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Geosciences - Geophysics
Principal Investigator:Naomi Ussami
Grantee:Carlos Alberto Moreno Chaves
Supervisor: Jeroen Ritsema
Host Institution: Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas (IAG). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Research place: University of Michigan, United States  
Associated to the scholarship:09/18511-6 - Joint Inversion of Teleseismic Delay Times and Geoid Anomaly Data: New models for the Lower Crust and Upper Mantle of the Paraná Basin., BP.DR


Through this research Project we aim to implement a computational algorithm of joint inversion using teleseismic delay times and geoid anomaly data so that it is possible to model with high-resolution density variations within the mantle beneath the Paraná Basin. (AU)

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(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
CHAVES, CARLOS; USSAMI, NAOMI; RITSEMA, JEROEN. Density and P-wave velocity structure beneath the Parana Magmatic Province: Refertilization of an ancient lithospheric mantle. GEOCHEMISTRY GEOPHYSICS GEOSYSTEMS, v. 17, n. 8, p. 3054-3074, . (09/50493-8, 09/18511-6, 13/11908-3)

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