Vernon F. Cormier

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Selected Reprints for Downloading

Cormier, V.F., (2010) Seismic viscoelastic attenuation, Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics, Gupta, H. (ed), (preprint) Springer.

Rondenay, S., V.F. Cormier, and E. Van Ark (2010), SKS and SPdKS sensitivity to two-dimensional ultra-low velocity zones, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2009JB006733.

Zou, Z., K. Koper, and V.F. Cormier (2008), The structure of the base of the outer core inferred from seismic waves diffracted around the inner core, J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi:10.1029/2007JB005316.

Cormier, V.F. (2007) Texture of the Uppermost Inner Core from Forward and Back Scattered Seismic Waves, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 258, 442-453, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.04.003.

Cormier, V.F., and A. Stroujkova, (2005) Waveform search for the innermost inner core, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 236, 96-105, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2005.05.016.

Stroujkova, A., and V.F. Cormier (2004) Regional variations in the uppermost 100 km of the Earth's inner core, J. Geophys. Res., 109(B10), doi: 10.129/2004JB002976.

Cormier, V.F., and T. S. Anderson, (2004) Efficiency of Lg propagation from SmS ray tracing in three-dimensionally varying crustal waveguides, Pure and Appl. Geophys. ,161(8), 1613-1633, doi:10.1007/s00024-004-2524-3.

Li, X., and V.F. Cormier, (2002) Frequency dependent attenuation in the inner core: Part I. A viscoelastic interpretation, J. Geophys. Res. 107(B12),  10.1029/2002JB001795.

Cormier, V.F., and X. Li, (2002) Frequency dependent attenuation in the inner core: Part II. A scattering and fabric interpretation, J. Geophys. Res
.,   107(B12), 10.1029/2002JB1796.

Cormier, V.F ., (2000). D"  as a transition in the heterogeneity spectrum of the lowermost mantle, J. of Geophys. Res ., (2000), 105, 16,193-16,205.

Cormier, V.F., (1999). Anisotropy of heterogeneity scale lengths in the lower mantle from PKIKP precursors, Geophys. J. Int., 136, 373-384.


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