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ZU (2009-2010): Marine Observations of Anisotropy near Aotearoa

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FDSN code ZU (2009-2010) Network name Marine Observations of Anisotropy near Aotearoa (MOANA)
Start year 2009 Operated by
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
End year 2010 Deployment region United States of America
Short description

29 broadband ocean bottom seismometers and seafloor differential pressure gauges deployed offshore east and west of the South Island of New Zealand.

Related references

Zhaohui Yang, Anne F. Sheehan, John A. Collins, Gabi Laske. "The character of seafloor ambient noise recorded offshore New Zealand: Results from the MOANA ocean bottom seismic experiment," Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v.13, 2012.

Daniel W. Zietlow, Anne F. Sheehan, Peter H. Molnar, Martha Savage, John Collins, Brad Hager, Greg Hirth. "Distributed versus Localized Lithospheric Deformation at a Strike-Slip Fault: Mantle Seismic Anisotropy under South Island, New Zealand," JGR, 2014, p. doi:10.10.

Stachnik, J. C., Sheehan, A. F., Zietlow, D. W., Yang, Z., Collins, J., and Ferris, A. "Determination of New Zealand ocean bottom seismometer orientation via Rayleigh-wave polarization," Seismological Research Letters, v.83, 2012, p. 704.

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