JUST IN: Scientists Step Up Observation of Mantle Plumes


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Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) have partnered to develop a 3-D model of the Earth’s mantle and crust called SALSA3D (Sandia-Los Alamos 3D). The purpose of this model is to assist in predicting earthquakes related to mantle and mantle plume activity.

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Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) have partnered to develop a 3-D model of the Earth’s mantle and crust called SALSA3D (Sandia-Los Alamos 3D). The purpose of this model is to assist in predicting earthquakes related to mantle and mantle plume activity.

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In the past 100 years, seismologists have predicted the travel time of seismic energy from source to receiver using one-dimensional models. However, these models do not do well at predicting travel time to nearby events where the waves spend most of their time in the Earth’s crust or the shallowest parts of the mantle – both of which contain a larger variety of materials than the lower mantle and the Earth’s core.

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SALSA3D accounts for distortions of the seismic wave-fronts caused by minor differences in the properties of rock and other materials. For example, waves are distorted when they move through a subduction zone, such as the one beneath the west coast of South America where one tectonic plate under the Pacific Ocean dives underneath the Andes Mountains.

In recent tests, SALSA3D predicted the source of seismic events over a geological area that was 26 percent more accurate than the traditional one-dimensional model. Monitoring agencies could use SALSA3D to pre-compute the travel time from each station in their network to every point on Earth.

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