Crustal thickness recovery using an isostatic model and GOCE data
2012 (English)In: Earth Planets and Space, ISSN 1343-8832, Vol. 64, no 11, 1053-1057 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
One of the GOCE satellite mission goals is to study the Earth's interior structure including its crustal thickness. A gravimetric-isostatic Moho model, based on the Vening Meinesz-Moritz (VMM) theory and GOCE gradiomet-ric data, is determined beneath Iran's continental shelf and surrounding seas. The terrestrial gravimetric data of Iran are also used in a nonlinear inversion for a recovering-Moho model applying the VMM model. The newly-computed Moho models are compared with the Moho data taken from CRUST2.0. The root-mean-square (RMS) of differences between the CRUST2.0 Moho model and the recovered model from GOCE and that from the terrestrial gravimetric data are 3.8 km and 4.6 km, respectively.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. Vol. 64, no 11, 1053-1057 p.
Gradiometry, Isostasy, Moho, Nonlinear ill-posed problem, Tikhonov regularization, continental shelf, crustal thickness, GOCE, gravimetry, satellite mission, Iran
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-129804DOI: 10.5047/eps.2012.04.009ISI: 000312004000007ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84876387116OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-129804DiVA: diva2:654711
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