Investigation of the lithosphere beneath the Vogelsberg volcanic complex with P-wave travel time residuals

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Authors:Braun, T.; Berckhemer, H.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Universität Frankfurt, Institut für Meteorologie und Geophysik, Frankfurt am Main, Federal Republic of Germany
Volume Title:Geologische Rundschau
Source:Geologische Rundschau, 82(1), p.20-29. Publisher: Springer International, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany. ISSN: 0016-7835
Publication Date:1993
Note:In English. 24 refs.; illus. incl. sects., 1 table, geol. sketch maps
Summary:The seismic P-wave velocity reduction of approx 4% in the entire area underlying the Tertiary volcanic complex of the Vogelsberg, Hesse, Germany, down to a depth of approx 70 km can be explained by intensive fracturing of the lithosphere during magma eruption. [K.v.G.]
Subjects:Body waves; Elastic waves; Geophysical methods; Geophysical surveys; Lithosphere; P-waves; Seismic methods; Seismic waves; Surveys; Tomography; Traveltime; Central Europe; Europe; Germany; Hesse Germany; Vogelsberg
Coordinates:N492300 N514000 E0101500 E0074500
Abstract Numbers:94M/2644
Record ID:1993023359
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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