Articles | Volume 13, issue 11
Research article
18 Nov 2022
Research article |  | 18 Nov 2022

Upper-lithospheric structure of northeastern Venezuela from joint inversion of surface-wave dispersion and receiver functions

Roberto Cabieces, Mariano S. Arnaiz-Rodríguez, Antonio Villaseñor, Elizabeth Berg, Andrés Olivar-Castaño, Sergi Ventosa, and Ana M. G. Ferreira

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This paper presents a new 3D shear-wave velocity model of the lithosphere of northeastern Venezuela, including new Moho and Vp / Vs maps. Data were retrieved from land and broadband ocean bottom seismometers from the BOLIVAR experiment.