Articles | Volume 10, issue 3
Solid Earth, 10, 893–905, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-893-2019

Special issue: Advances in seismic imaging across the scales

Solid Earth, 10, 893–905, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-893-2019

Research article 21 Jun 2019

Research article | 21 Jun 2019

Lithospheric and sublithospheric deformation under the Borborema Province of northeastern Brazil from receiver function harmonic stripping

Gaelle Lamarque and Jordi Julià

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Subject area: Tectonic plate interactions, magma genesis, and lithosphere deformation at all scales | Editorial team: Seismics, seismology, geoelectrics, and electromagnetics | Discipline: Seismology
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Our goal is to better understand the evolution of the Earth's outer shell in northeast Brazil. We analyze the propagation properties (anisotropy) of distant seismic waves in order to look for subsurface, large-scale deformation structures. Results show that structures visible at the surface can be traced down to ~100  km depth, that the imprint of the opening of the Atlantic Ocean can be detected along the coast and that the continental interior is anomalous due to a complex deformation history.