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3D Multichannel Seismic Survey of the Magmatic-Hydrothermal System of the East Pacific Rise 9o50'N


Project information located at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Funding Agencies

This research was supported by NSF.



J. Pablo Canales (WHOI)

Suzanne Carbotte, John Mutter, and Helen Carton (LDEO)
Mladen Nedimovic (Dalhousie University)

Publications :

Aghaei, O., M.R. Nedimović, H. Carton, S.M. Carbotte, J.P. Canales, and J. Mutter, Crustal thickness and Moho character of the fast-spreading East Pacific Rise from 9˚42’N to 9˚57’N from poststack-migrated 3D MCS data (2014), Geochem., Geophys., Geosyst., 15, doi: 10.1002/2013GC005069.

Canales, J.P., H. Carton, S.M. Carbotte, J.C. Mutter, M.R. Nedimović, M. Xu, O. Aghaei, M. Marjanović, and K. Newman (2012), Network of off-axis melt bodies at the East Pacific Rise, Nat. Geosci., 5(4), 279-283.

Carbotte, S.M., M. Marjanović, H. Carton, J.C. Mutter, J.P. Canales, M.R. Nedimović, S. Han, and M.R. Perfit (2013), Fine-scale segmentation of the crustal magma reservoir beneath the East Pacific Rise, Nat. Geosci., 6, 866-870.

Han, S., S.M. Carbotte, H. Carton, J. Mutter, O. Aghaei, M.R. Nedimović, and J.P. Canales (2014), Architecture of off-axis magma bodies at EPR 9°37-40’N and implication for oceanic crustal accretion, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 390, 31-44.

Mutter, J. C., S. Carbotte, M. R. Nedimović, J. P. Canales, and H. Carton (2009), Seismic imaging in three dimensions on the East Pacific Rise, Eos Trans. AGU, 90, 374-375.

Xu, M., J.P. Canales, H. Carton, S.M. Carbotte, M.R. Nedimović, and J. Mutter, Variations in axial magma chamber properties along the East Pacific Rise (9°30’-10°00’N) from 3D seismic imaging and 1D waveform inversion (2014), J. Geophys. Res., 119, doi:10.1002/2013JB010730.