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2017

Kiser E., and M. Ishii, 2017, Back-projection imaging of earthquakes, Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 45, doi:10.1146/annurev-ear-063016-015801.

Scire, A., G. Zandt, S. Beck, M. Long, and L. Wagner, 2017, The deforming Nazca slab in the mantle transition zone and lower mantle: Constraints from teleseismic tomography on the deeply subducted slab between 6° and 32°S, in revision, Geosphere.

Delph, J.R., K.M. Ward, G. Zandt, M.N. Ducea, and S.L. Beck, 2017, Imaging a large magma plumbing system from MASH Zone to magma reservoir, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 457, 313-324, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.10.008.

2016

Kiser, E., I. Palomeras, A. Levander, C. Zelt, S. Harder, B. Schmandt, S. Hansen, K. Creager, and C. Ulberg, 2016, Magma reservoirs from the upper crust to the Moho inferred from high-resolution Vp and Vs models beneath Mount St. Helens, Geology, 44, 6, 411-414.

Hansen S.M., B. Schmandt, A. Levander, E. Kiser, J. Vidale, G. Abers, and K. Creager, 2016, Seismic evidence for a cold serpentinized mantle wedge beneath Mount St. Helens, Nat. Commun., 7, doi:10.1038/ncomms13242.

Ward, K.M., G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, L.S. Wagner, and H. Tavera, 2016, Lithospheric Structure Beneath the Northern Central Andean Plateau from the Joint Inversion of Ambient Noise and Earthquake Generated Surface Waves, J. Geophys. Res., 121, 8217–8238, doi:10.1002/2016JB013237.

Ryan, J., S.L. Beck, G. Zandt, L.S. Wagner, and E. Minaya, 2016, entral Andean crustal structure from receiver function analysis, Tectonophysics, 682, doi:10.1016/0040-1951(96)00024-8.

Long, M., C.B. Biryol, C.M. Eakin, S.L. Beck, L.S. Wagner, G. Zandt, E. Minaya, and H. Tavera, 2016, Overriding plate, mantle wedge, slab, and sub-slab contributions to seismic anisotropy beneath the northern Central Andean Plateau, Geochem., Geophys., Geosys., 17, 2556-2575, doi:10.1029/2016GC006316.

Perkins, J.P., K.M. Ward, S.L. de Silva, G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, and N.J. Finnegan, 2016, Surface uplift in the Central Andes driven by growth of the Altiplano Puna Magma Body, Geosci. Comm., 7, doi:10.1038/ncomms13185.

Antonijevic, S.K., L.S. Wagner, S.L. Beck, M.D. Long, G. Zandt., and H. Tavera, 2016, Effects of change in slab geometry on the mantle flow and slab fabric in southern Peru, J. Geophys. Res., 121, doi:10.1029/2016JB013064.

Kumar, A., L.S. Wagner, S.L. Beck, M.D. Long, G. Zandt, B. Young, H. Tavera, and E. Minaya, 2016, Geometry and state of stress in the central and southern Peruvian flat slab, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 441, p.71-80.

Eakin, C.M., M.D. Long, A. Scire, S.L. Beck, L.S. Wagner, G. Zandt, and H. Tavera, 2016, Deformation within the subducted Nazca slab from seismic anisotropy, Nat. Geosci., 9, 56–59, doi:10.1038/ngeo2592.

Scire, A., G. Zandt, S. Beck, M. Long, L. Wagner, E. Minaya, and H. Tavera, 2016, Imaging the transition from flat to normal subduction: Variations in the structure of the Nazca slab and upper mantle under southern Peru and northwestern Bolivia, Geophys. J. Int., 204, 457-479, doi:10.1093/gji/ggv452.

2015

Delph, J.R., G. Zandt, and S.L. Beck, 2015, A new approach to obtaining a 3D shear wave velocity model of the crust and upper mantle: An application to eastern Turkey, Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.09.031.

Antonijevic, S., L.S. Wagner, A. Kumar, S.L. Beck, M.D. Long, G. Zandt, H. Tavera, and C. Condori, 2015, The Role of Slab Buoyancy in the Formation and Longevity of Flat Slabs, Nature, 524, doi:10.1038/nature14648.

Eakin, C.M. M.D. Long, L.S. Wagner, S.L. Beck, and H. Tavera, 2015, Upper mantle anisotropy beneath Peru from SKS splitting: Constraints on flat slab dynamics and interactions with the Nazca Ridge, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 412, 152-162, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.12.015.

Eichelberger, N., N. McQuarrie, J. Ryan, B. Karimi, S. Beck., and G. Zandt, 2015, Evolution of crustal thickening in the central Andes, Bolivia, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 426, 191-203, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.035.

Delph, J.R., C.B. Biryol, S.L. Beck, G. Zandt, K.M. Ward, 2015, Shear wave velocity structure of the Anatolian Plate: anomolously slow crust in southwestern Turkey, Geophys. J. Int., 202(1), 261-276.

Ammirati, J.B., P. Alvarado, S.L. Beck, 2015, A lithospheric velocity model for the flat slab region Argentina from joint inversion of Rayleigh wave phase velocity dispersion and teleseismic receiver functions, Geophys. J. Int., 202(1), 224-241.

Ward, K.M., 2015, Ambient noise tomography across the southern Alaska Cordillera, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 3218-3227.

Scire, A., C.B. Biryol, G. Zandt, and S.L. Beck, 2015, Imaging the Nazca slab and surrounding mantle to 700 km depth beneath the Central Andes (18°to 28°), in DeCelles, P.G., Ducea, M.N., Carrapa B., and Kapp, P., eds., Geodynamics of a Cordilleran Orogenic System: The Central Andes of Argentina and Northern Chile: Geological Society of America Memoir 212.

Beck, S.L., G. Zandt, K.M Ward, and A. Scire, 2015, Multiple styles and scales of lithospheric foundering beneath the Puna Plateau, Central Andes, in DeCelles, P.G., Ducea, M.N., Carrapa B., and Kapp, P., eds., Geodynamics of a Cordilleran Orogenic System: The Central Andes of Argentina and Northern Chile: Geological Society of America Memoir 212.

DeCelles, P.G>, G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, C.A. Currie, M.N. Ducea, P. Kapp, G.E. Gehrels, B.C arrapa, J. Quade, and L.M. Schoenbohm, 2015, Cyclical Orogenic Processes in the Cenozoic Central Andes, in DeCelles, P.G., Ducea, M.N., Carrapa B., and Kapp, P., eds., Geodynamics of a Cordilleran Orogenic System: The Central Andes of Argentina and Northern Chile: Geological Society of America Memoir 212.

Delph, J.R. and R.C. Porter, 2015, Crustal structure beneath southern Africa: Insight into how tectonics events affect the Mohorovicic Discontinuity, Geophys. J. Int., 200(1), 254-264.

2014

Beck, S., A. Rietbrock, F. Tilmann, S. Barrientos, A. Meltzer, O. Oncken, K. Bataille, S. Roecker, J-P. Vilotte, and R.M. Russo, 2014, Advancing Subduction Zone Science After a Big Quake, EOS, 95(23), 193-194, doi:10.1002/2014E0230001.

Eakin, C.M., M.D. Long, S.L. Beck, L.S. Wagner, H. Tavera, and C. Condori, 2014, Response of the Mantle to Flat Slab Evolution: Insights from Local S Splitting beneath Peru, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 3438-3446, doi:10.1002/2014GL059943.

Karasozen, E., A.A. Ozacar, C.B. Biryol, and S.L. Beck, 2014, Seismicity, focal mechanisms and active stress field around the central segment of the North Anatolian Fault in Turkey, Geophys. J. Int., 196(1), doi:10.1093/gji/ggt367.

Ward, K.M., G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, D.H. Christensen, and H. McFarlin, 2014, Seismic Imaging of the Magmatic Underpinnings Beneath the Altiplano-Puna Volcanic Complex from the Joint Inversion of Surface Wave Dispersion and Receiver Functions, Earth Planet, Sci. Lett., 404, 43-53, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.07.022.

2013

Biryol, C.B., G. Leahy, G. Zandt, and S.L. Beck, 2013, Imaging the shallow crust with local and regional earthquake tomography, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 2289-2306.

Erdman, M.E., B.R. Hacker, G. Zandt, and G. Seward, 2013, Seismic anisotropy of the crust: Electron-backscatter diffraction measurements from the Basin and Range, Geophys. J. Int., 195(2), doi:10.1093/gji/ggt287.

Ward, K.M., R.C. Porter, G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, L. Wagner, E. Minaya, and H. Tavera, 2013, Ambient Noise Tomography Across the Central Andes, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt166.

Ward, K.M., R.C. Porter, G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, L. Wagner, E. Minaya, and H. Tavera, 2014, Erratum: Ambient noise tomography across the central Andes, Geophys. J. Int., 196, 1264–1265, doi:10.1093/gji/ggt429.

Warren, L., S.L. Beck, C.B. Berk, G. Zandt, A. Ozacar, and Y. Yang, 2013, Crustal Velocity Structure of Central and Eastern Turkey from Ambient Noise Tomography, Geophys. J. Int., doi:1093/gji/ggt210.

Worthington, J.R., B.R. Hacker, and G. Zandt, 2013, Distinguishing eclogite from peridotite: EBSD-based calculations of seismic velocities, Geophys. J. Int., 193(1), doi:10.1093/gji/ggt004.

2012

Lange, D., F. Tilmann, S. Barrientos, E. Contreras-Reyes, P. Methe, M. Moreno, B. Heit, H. Agurto, P. Bernard, J. Vilotte, and S. Beck, 2012, Aftershock seismicity of the 27 February 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule earthquake rupture zone, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, V. 317-318, p. 413-425, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.034.

Porter, R., H. Gilbert, G. Zandt, S. Beck, L. Warren, J. Calkins, P. Alvarado, and M. Anderson, 2012, Shear wave velocities in the Pampean flat-slab region from Rayleigh wave tomography: Implications for slab and upper mantle hydration, J. Geophys. Res., v. 117, B11301, doi:10.1029/2012JB009350.

Yolsal-Cevikbilen, S., C.B. Biryol, S.L. Beck, G. Zandt, T. Taymaz, H.E. Adiyaman, and A.A. Ozacar, 2012, 3-D crustal structure along the North Anatolian Fault Zone in north-central Anatolia revealed by local earthquake tomography, Geophys. J. Int., 188 (3), 819-849, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05313.x.

2011

Biryol, C.B., S.L. Beck, G. Zandt, and A.A. Ozacar, 2011, Segmented African lithosphere beneath the Anatolian region inferred from teleseismic P-wave tomography, Geophys. J. Int., 184 (3), 1037-1057, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04910.x.

Frassetto, A.M., G. Zandt, H. Gilbert, T.J. Owens, and C.H. Jones, 2011, Structure of the Sierra Nevada from receiver functions and implications for lithospheric foundering, Geosphere, 7 (4), 898-921, doi:10.1130/GES00570.1.

Gans, C.R., S.L. Beck, G. Zandt, H. Gilbert, P. Alvarado, M. Anderson, and L. Linkimer, 2011, Continental and oceanic crustal structure of the Pampean flat slab region, western Argentina, using receiver function analysis: New high-resolution results, Geophys. J. Int., 186 (1), 45-58, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05023.x.

Porter, R., G. Zandt, and N. McQuarrie, 2011, Pervasive lower-crustal seismic anisotropy in Southern California: Evidence for underplated schists and active tectonics, Lithosphere, 3 (3), 201-220, doi:10.1130/L126.1.

Frassetto, A.M., G. Zandt, H. Gilbert, T.J. Owens, and C.H. Jones, 2011, Structure of the Sierra Nevada from receiver functions and implications for lithospheric foundering, Geosphere, 7 (4), 898-921, doi:10.1130/GES00570.1.

2010

Biryol, C.B., G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, A.A. Ozacar, H.E. Adiyaman, and C.R. Gans, 2010, Shear wave splitting along a nascent plate boundary: The North Anatolian Fault Zone, Geophys. J. Int., 181 (3), 1201-1213, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04576.x.

Frassetto, A.M., G. Zandt, H. Gilbert, T.J. Owens, and C.H. Jones, 2010, Improved imaging with phase-weighted common conversion point stacks of receiver functions, Geophys. J. Int., 182 (1), 368-374, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04617.x.

Linkimer, L., S.L. Beck, S.Y. Schwartz, G. Zandt, and V. Levin, 2010, Nature of crustal terranes and the Moho in northern Costa Rica from receiver function analysis, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 11, Q01S19, doi:10.1029/2009GC002795.

2009

Alvarado, P., M. Pardo, H. Gilbert, S. Miranda, M. Anderson, M. Saez, and S.L. Beck, 2009, Flat-slab subduction and crustal models for the seismically active Sierras Pampeanas region of Argentina, Geological Society of America Memoirs, 204, 261-278, doi:10.1130/2009.1204(12).

Gans, C.R., S.L. Beck, G. Zandt, C.B. Biryol, and A.A. Ozacar, 2009, Detecting the limit of slab break-off in central Turkey: New high-resolution Pn tomography results, Geophys. J. Int., 179 (3), 1566-1572, doi:10.1111/j. 1365-246X.2009.04389.x.

Ozacar A.A. and G. Zandt, 2009, Crustal structure and seismic anisotropy near the San Andreas Fault at Parkfield, California. Geophys. J. Int., 178 (2), 1098-1104.

2008

Ozacar, A., H. Gilbert, and G. Zandt, 2008, Upper mantle discontinuity structure beneath East Anatolian Plateau (Turkey) from receiver functions, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 269, 426-434, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.02.036.

Wagner, L., M.L. Anderson, J.M. Jackson, S.L. Beck and G. Zandt, 2008, Seismic evidence for orthopyroxene enrichment in the continental lithosphere, Geology, 36 (12), 935-938, doi: 10.1130/G25108A.1.

Zandt, G., and E. Humphreys, 2008, Toroidal mantle flow through the western U.S. slab window, Geology, 36 (4), 295-298, doi: 10.1130/G24611A.1.

2007

Alvarado, P., S.L. Beck, and G. Zandt, 2007, Crustal structure of the south-central Andes Cordillera and backarc region from regional waveform modelling, Geophys. J. Int., 170 (2), 858-875.

Anderson, M., P. Alvarado, G. Zandt, and S.L. Beck, 2007, Geometry and brittle deformation of the subducting Nazca plate, central Chile and Argentina, Geophys. J. Int., 171 (1), 419-434.

Gilbert, H., A.A. Velasco, and G. Zandt, 2007, Preservation of Proterozoic terrane boundaries within the Colorado Plateau and implications for its tectonic evolution, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 258 (1-2), 237-248.

Gilbert, H., C. Jones, T.J. Owens, and G. Zandt, 2007, Imaging Sierra Nevada Lithospheric Sinking, Eos Trans. AGU, 88 (21), 225.

2006

Alvarado, P., and S.L. Beck, 2006, Source characterization of the San Juan (Argentina) crustal earthquakes of 15 January 1944 (MW 7.0) and 11 June 1952 (MW 6.8), Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 243, 615-631.

Calkins, J.A., G. Zandt, H.J. Gilbert, and S.L. Beck, 2006, Crustal images from San Juan, Argentina, obtained using high frequency local event receiver functions. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L07309.

De Silva, S., G. Zandt, R.T. Trumbull, and J.G. Viramonte, 2006, Large-scale silicic volcanism: The result of thermal maturation of the crust, Advances in Geosciences, 1, ch 21, 215-230.

De Silva, S., G. Zandt, R.T. Trumble, J.G. Viramonte, G. Salas, and N. Jimenez, 2006, Large ignimbrite eruptions and volcano-tectonic depressions in the Central Andes: a thermomechanical perspective, from: TROISE, C., DE NATALE, G. and KILBURN, C.R.J. (eds), Mechanisms of Activity and Unrest at Large Calderas, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 269, 47-63.

Frasseto, A., H. Gilbert, G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, and M.J. Fouch, 2006, Support of high elevations in the southern Basin and Range based on the composition and architecture of the Basing and Range and Colorado Plateau, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 249, 62-73.

Fromm, R., P. Alvarado, S.L. Beck, and G. Zandt, 2006, The April 9, 2001 Juan Fernández Ridge (MW 6.7) tensional outer-rise earthquake and its aftershock sequence, J. Seismol.

Gilbert H., S.L. Beck, and G. Zandt, 2006, Lithospheric and upper mantle sructure of central Chile and Argentina, Geophys. J. Int., 165, 383-398.

Sakaguchi, K., H.H. Gilbert, and G. Zandt, 2006, Converted wave imaging of the Toba Caldera Indonesia, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L20305.

Wagner, L.S., S.L. Beck, G. Zandt, and M.N. Ducea, 2006, Depleted lithosphere, cold, trapped asthenosphere, and frozen melt puddles above the flat slab in central Chile and Argentina, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 245.

2005

Alvarado P., S.L. Beck, G. Zandt, M. Araujo, and E. Triep, 2005, Crustal deformation in the south-central Andes back-arc as viewed from regional broad-band seismic waveform modeling, Geophys. J. Intl.

Alvarado, P., B. Castro de Machuca, and S.L. Beck, 2005, Comparative crustal seismic study of the Western and Eastern Sierras Pampeanas region, Argentina, (31ºS). Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 60 (4), 787-796.

Lay, T., H. Kanamori, C. Ammon, M. Nettles, S. Ward, R. Aster, S.L. Beck, S. Bilek, M. Brudxinski, R. Butler, H. DeShon, G. Ekstrom, K. Satake, and S. Sipkin, 2005, The Great Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake of 26, December 2004, Science, 308,1127- 1133.

McQuarrie N., B.K. Horton, G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, and P.G. DeCelles, 2005, Lithospheric evolution of the Andean fold-thrust belt, Bolivia, and the origin of the central Andean plateau, Tectonophysics, 399, 15-37.

Wagner, L.S., S.L. Beck, and G. Zandt, 2005, Upper mantle structure in the south central Chilean subduction zone (30° to 36°S), J. Geophys. Res., 110, B01308.

2004

Alvarado, P., S.L. Beck, G. Zandt, M. Araujo, E. Triep, and The CHARGE Experiment Group, 2004, Modeling of Andean backarc (30°-36°) crustal earthquake waveforms using a protable regional broadband seismic network, Topicos de Geociencias, 53-93.

Anderson, M., G. Zandt, E. Triep, M. Fouch, and S.L. Beck, 2004, Anisotropy and mantle flow in the Chile-Argentina subduction zone from shear wave splitting analysis, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L23608.

Fromm, R., G. Zandt, and S.L. Beck, 2004, Crustal thickness beneath the Andes and Sierras Pampeanas at 30°S inferred from Pn apparent phase velocities, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L06625.

Sherrington, H.F., G. Zandt, and A. Frederiksen, 2004, Crustal fabric in the Tibetan Plateau based on wave form inversions, J. Geophys. Res., 109, B02312.

Ozacar, A.A., and S.L. Beck, 2004, The 2002 Denali fault and 2001 Kunlun fault earthquakes: complex rupture processes of two large strike-slip events, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am. Special Issue on the 2002 Denali fault earthquakes, Alaska.

Ozacar, A.A. and G. Zandt, 2004, Crustal seismic anisotropy in central Tibet, implications for deformational style and flow in the crust, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L23601.

Zandt, G., H. Gilbert, T.J. Owens, M. Ducea, J. Saleeby, and C.H. Jones, 2004, Active Foundering of a Continental Arc Root Beneath the Southern Sierra Nevada, California, Nature 432, 41-46.

2003

Ducea, M., S. Kidder, and G. Zandt, 2003, Arc composition at mid-crustal depths: Insights from the Coast Ridge Belt, Santa Lucia Mountains, California, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30 (14), 1703, doi:10.1029/2002GL016297.

Leidig, M. and G. Zandt, 2003, Modeling of highly anisotropic crust and application to the Altiplano-Puna volcanic complex of the central Andes, J. Geophys. Res., 108 (B1), 2014.

Ozacar, A.A., S.L. Beck, and D.H. Christensen, 2003, Source process of the 3 November 2002 Denali fault earthquake (central Alaska) from teleseismic observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30 (12), 1638.

Zandt, G., 2003, The southern Sierra Nevada drip and the mantle wind direction beneath the southwestern United States, Int. Geol. Rev., 45, 213-224.

Zandt, G., M. Leidig, J. Chmielowski, D. Baumont and X. Yuan, 2003, Seismic detection and characterization of the Altiplano-Puna magma body, central Andes, PAGEOPH 160, 789-807.

2002

Baumont, D., A. Paul, G. Zandt, S.L. Beck, and H. Pedersen, 2002, Lithospheric structure of the central Andes based on surface wave dispersion, J. Geophys. Res., 107 (B12), 2371.

Beck, S.L. and G. Zandt, 2002, The nature of orogenic crust in the central Andes, J. Geophys. Res., 107 (B10), 2230.

DeCelles, P.G., D.M. Robinson and G. Zandt, 2002, Implications of shortening in the Himalayan fold-thrust belt for uplift of the Tibetan Plateau, Tectonics, 21 (6), 1062.

Giovanni, M., S.L. Beck, and L. Wagner, 2002, The June 23, 2001 Peru Earthquake the southern Peru subduction zone, Geophys. Res. Lett., 29 (21), 2018.

Zandt, G., 2002, News and Views article: The slippery slope, Nature 417, 497-498.

2001

Baumont, D., A. Paul, G. Zandt, and S.L. Beck, 2001, Inversion of Pn travel-times for Moho geometry across the central Andes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 1663-1666.

2000

Swenson, J., S.L. Beck, and G. Zandt, 2000, Crustal structure of the Altiplano from broadband regional waveform modeling: Implications for the composition of thick continental crust, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 607-621.

Velasco, A., C. Ammon, and S.L. Beck, 2000, Broadband source modeling of the November 8, 1997 Tibet (Mw=7.5) earthquake and its tectonic implications, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 28,065-28,080.

1999

Chmielowski, J., G. Zandt, and C. Haberland, 1999, The Central Andean Altiplano-Puna magma body, Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 783-786.

Swenson, J.L. and S.L. Beck, 1999, Source characteristics of the 12 November 1996 MW 7.7 Peru subduction zone earthquake, PAGEOPH, 154 (3-4), 731-751.

Swenson, J.L., S.L. Beck, and G. Zandt, 1999, Regional distance propagation of shear-coupled P-waves within the Northern Altiplano, Geophys. J. Int., 139 (3), 743-755.

1998

Beck, S.L., S. Barrientos, E. Kausel, and M. Reyes, 1998, Source characteristics of large historic earthquakes along the Chile subduction zone, J. S. Am. Earth Sci., 11 (2) 115-129.

Myers, S., S.L. Beck., G. Zandt, and T. Wallace, 1998, Lithospheric-scale structure across the Central Andes of Bolivia from seismic velocity and attenuation tomography, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 21,233-21,252.