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Recent publications

Maguire, R., Ritsema, J., van Keken, P .E.., Fichtner, A. and Goes, S., P and S wave delays caused by thermal plumes, Geophys. J. Int., 206, 10.1093/gji/ggw187, 2016.

Koelemeijer, P., Ritsema, J., Deuss, A., van Heijst, H. J., SP12RTS: a degree-12 model of shear-and compressional-wave velocity for Earth's mantle, Geophys. J. Int., 204, 1024–1039, 2016.

Chaves, C. A. M., Ritsema, J., The influence of shear-velocity heterogeneity on ScS2/ScS amplitude ratios and estimates of Q in the mantle, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 7997–8005, 2016.

Chaves, C., Ussami, N., Ritsema, J., Density and P-wave velocity structure beneath the Paraná Magmatic Province: Refertilization of an ancient lithospheric mantle, Geochem., Geophys., Geosys.17, 3054–3074, 2016.

Bai, L., Liu, H., Ritsema, J., Mori, J., Zhang, T., Ishikawa, Y. and Li, G., Faulting structure above the Main Himalayan Thrust as shown by relocated aftershocks of the 2015 Mw7. 8 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett.43, 637–642, 2016.

Bao, X., Dalton, C. A., Ritsema, J., Effects of elastic focusing on global models of Rayleigh wave attenuation, Geophys. J. Int.207, 1062–1079, 2016.

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Jeroen Ritsema
Geophysics and Seismology

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Clarence Cook Little Science Building
1100 North University Ave

University of Michigan (campus map)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109-1005
phone: +1 734.615.6405
fax: +1 734.763.4690
E-mail: jritsema at

Undergraduate Advisor
EARTH Undergraduate Studies

Geophysical Research Letters