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EMScope: A Continental Scale Magnetotelluric Observatory and Data Discovery Resource

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A Schultz

Oregon State University, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Science, 104 COAS Admin Bldg, Corvallis OR 97331-5503, USA, US
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Abstract

EMScope, a component of the NSF Earthscope project, is installing a 70 km-spaced grid of long-period magnetotelluric stations across the USA. Rapid data quality control and generation of derived data products provides an accessible resource openly available without charge or restriction through the IRIS Data Management Center and EMScope data portals via a set of data discovery tools. These data are available typically within two weeks of acquisition. Initial 3-d inversion of such EMScope data from the US Pacific Northwest shows substantial coherence between crust and mantle electrical conductivity variations, the boundaries of major physiographic provinces, and seismically delineated features.
DOI: http://doi.org/10.2481/dsj.SS_IGY-009
How to Cite: Schultz, A., (2009). EMScope: A Continental Scale Magnetotelluric Observatory and Data Discovery Resource. Data Science Journal. 8, pp.PIGY6–IGY20. DOI: http://doi.org/10.2481/dsj.SS_IGY-009
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Published on 24 Oct 2009.
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