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Recent publications

Haugland, S. M., Ritsema J., van Keken P. E., Nissen-Meyer T., Analysis of PKP scattering using mantle mixing simulations and axisymmetric 3D waveforms, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 276,, 2018.

Koelemeijer, P., Deuss, A., Ritsema, J., Density structure of Earth’s lowermost mantle from Stoneley mode splitting observations, Nature Comm., 8, doi:10138/ncomms15241, 2017.

Haugland, S. M., Ritsema, J., Kaneshima, S., Thorne, M. S., Estimate of the rigidity of eclogite in the lower mantle from waveform modeling of broadband S-to-P wave conversions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44,, 2017.

Godfrey, K. E., Dalton C. A., Ritsema J., Seafloor age dependence of Rayleigh wave phase velocities in the Indian Ocean, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 18, doi:10.1002/2017GC006824, 2017.

Maguire, R., Ritsema J., Goes S., Signals of 660 km topography and harzburgite enrichment in seismic images of whole-mantle upwellings, Geophys. Res. Lett.44, doi:10.1002/2017GL073120, 2017.


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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

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