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Earth Physics - Prof. B.L.N. Kennett

B.L.N. Kennett


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Publications 2005-2010

Book contributions

B15   Kennett B.L.N. (2007)
      Major divisions of Earth Structure, 208-214 [PDF]
      Seismic Phases, 903-907 [PDF]
      Encyclopedia of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism,
      eds D. Gubbins & E. Herrero-Bervera, Springer

B16   Furumura T. & Kennett B.L.N. (2008),
      A scattering wave-guide in the heterogeneous subducting plate,
      in "Earth Heterogeneity and Scattering Effects on Seismic Waves",
      ed R. Dmowska, Advances in Geophysics 50, 195-217. [PDF]

Articles in refereed journals

194 Debayle E., Kennett B. & Priestley K. (2005) Global azimuthal seismic anisotropy: the unique plate-motion deformation of Australia, Nature, 433, 509-512. [PDF]

195. Hong T.-K., Wu R.-S. & Kennett B.L.N. (2005) Stochastic features of scattering, Phys. Earth. Planet. Inter., 148, 131-148. [PDF]

196. Fishwick S., Kennett B.L.N. & Reading A.M. (2005) Contrasts in lithospheric structure within the Australian Craton, Earth Planet Sci. Lett., 231, 163-176. [PDF]

197. Tokoyuni G, Takenaka H., Wang Y. & Kennett B.L.N. (2005) Quasi-spherical approach for seismic wave modeling in a 2D slice of a global Earth model with lateral heterogeneity, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L09305, doi:10.1029/2004GL022180. [PDF]

198. Miller M.S., Gorbatov A. & Kennett B.L.N. (2005) Heterogeneity within the subducting Pacific plate beneath the Izu-Bonin-Mariana arc: evidence from tomography using 3D ray-tracing inversion techniques, Earth Planet Sci. Lett., 235, 331-342. [PDF]

199. Heintz M. & Kennett B.L.N. (2005) Continental scale shear-wave splitting analysis: Investigation of seismic anisotropy underneath the Australian continent, Earth Planet Sci. Lett., 236, 106-119. [PDF]

200. Yoshizawa K & Kennett B.L.N. (2005) Sensitivity kernels for finite frequency surface waves, Geophys. J. Int., 162, 910-926. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2005.02679.x. [PDF]

201. Furumura T & Kennett B.L.N. (2005) Subduction zone guided waves and the heterogeneity structure of the subducted plate, J. Geophys. Res., 110(B10), B10302, doi:10.129/2004JB003486. [PDF]

202. Kennett B.L.N. & Cummins P.R. (2005) Relationship of the seismic source and subduction zone structure for the 2004 Dec 26 Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 239, 1-8. [PDF]

203. Rawlinson N., Reading A.M. & Kennett B.L.N. (2006) Lithospheric structure of Tasmania from teleseismic tomography: implications for Phanerozoic evolution of Eastern Australia, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B02301, doi:10.129/2005JB003803. [PDF]

204. Miller M.S., Kennett B.L.N. & Toy V. (2006) Spatial and temporal evolution of the subducting Pacific plate structure along the western Pacific margin, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B02401, doi:10.129/2005JB003705. [PDF]

205. Miller, M.S., Kennett, B.L.N., Gorbatov A. (2006), Morphology of the distorted subducted Pacific slab beneath the Hokkaido corner, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 156, 1-11. [PDF]

206. Miller, M.S., Kennett, B.L.N. (2006), Evolution of mantle structure beneath the Northwest Pacific: evidence from seismic tomography and paleogeographic reconstructions, Tectonics, 25, TC4002, doi: 10.1029/2005TC001909. [PDF]

207. Miller M. S., A. Gorbatov, B. L. N. Kennett (2006), Three-dimensional visualization of a near-vertical slab tear beneath the southern Mariana arc, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 7, Q06012, doi:10.1029/2005GC001110 [PDF].

208. Rawlinson N., Kennett B.L.N. & Heintz M. (2006), Insights into the structure of the upper mantle beneath the Murray Basin from 3-D teleseismic tomography, Aust. J. Earth. Sci., 53, 595-604. [PDF]

209. Heintz M. & Kennett B.L.N. (2006), The apparently isotropic Australian upper mantle Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L15319. [PDF]

210. Kennett B.L.N. (2006a), Nonlinear methods for seismic event location in a global context, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 158, 46-54. [PDF]

211. Kennett B.L.N. (2006b), On seismological reference models and the perceived nature of heterogeneity, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 159, 129-139. [PDF]

212. Kennett B.L.N. (2006c), Developments in passive seismic techniques through the ANSIR National Research Facility, Expl. Geophys., 37, 278-285. [PDF]

213. Goleby B.R., Blewett R.S., Fomin T., Fishwick S., Reading A.M., Henson P.A., Kennett B.L.N., Champion D.C., Jones L., Drummond B.J., & Nicoll M. (2006), An integrated multi-scale 3D seismic model of the Archaean Yilgarn Craton, Tectonophysics,420, 75-90. [PDF]

214. Visser, K., Lebedev, S., Trampert, J., Kennett, B.L.N. (2007), Global Love wave overtone measurements, Geophys. Res Lett., 34, L03302, doi:10.1029/2006GL028671. [PDF]

215. Reading, A.M., Kennett,B.L.N., Goleby B.R. (2007), Global New constraints on the seismic structure of West Australia: Evidence for terrane stabilization prior to the assembly of an ancient continent?, Geology, 35, 379-382, doi:10.1130/G23341A.1. [PDF]

216. Schweitzer, J., Kennett, B.L.N., (2007), Comparison of location procedures: The Kara Sea event of 16 August 1997, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 97, 389-400; doi:10.1785/0120040017 [PDF]

217. Richards, S., Lister, G. & Kennett,B.L.N. (2007), A slab in depth: Three-dimensional geometry and evolution of the Indo-Australian plate, Geophys. Geochem.,Geosyst., 8, Q12003,doi:10.129/2007GC001657. [PDF]

218. Kennett, B.L.N., Furumura T., (2008), Stochastic waveguide in the Lithosphere:Indonesian subduction zone to Australian Craton, Geophys. J. Int., 172, 363-382, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03647.x [PDF]

219. Lister, G., Kennett, B., Richards, S. & Forster, M. (2008), Boudinage of a stretching slablet implicated in earthquakes beneath the Hindu Kush, Nature Geoscience, 1, 196-201. [PDF]

220. Visser, K., Trampert, J. & Kennett, B.LN.(2008), Global anisotropic phase velocity maps for higher mode Love and Rayleigh waves, Geophys. J. Int., 172, 1016-1032. [PDF]

221. Kennett, B.L.N. & Tkalcic, H. (2008), The dynamic Earth: crustal and mantle heterogeneity, Austral. J. Earth. Sci., 55, 265-279, doi:10.1080/08120090701883042. [PDF]

222. Rawlinson, N. & Kennett, B.L.N. (2008), Teleseismic tomography of the upper mantle beneath the southern Lachlan Orogen, Australia, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 167, 84-97. [PDF]

223. Tkalcic, H. & Kennett, B.L.N. (2008) Core structure and heterogeneity: seismological perspective, Austral. J. Earth. Sci., 55, 419-431. [PDF]

224. Visser, K., Trampert, J., Lebedev, S. & Kennett B.L.N. (2008), Probability of radial anisotropy in the deep mantle, Earth Planet Sci. Lett., 270, 241-250. [PDF]

225. Fishwick, S., Heintz M., Kennett, B.L.N., Reading, A.M. & Yoshizawa, K., (2008), Steps in lithospheric thickness within eastern Australia, evidence from surface wave tomography, Tectonics, 27(4), TC0049, doi:10.129/2007TC002116, [PDF]

226. Brown, D.J., Whitaker, R., Kennett, B.L.N. & Tarlowski, C., (2008), Automatic infrasound signal detection using the Hough transform, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D17105, doi:10.129/2008JD009822. [PDF]

227. Fichtner A., Kennett B.L.N., Igel H., Bunge H.-P., (2008), Theoretical background for continental and global scale full-waveform inversion in the time-frequency domain, Geophys.J. Int., 175, 665-685. [PDF]

228. Visser, K., Trampert, J., Lebedev, S. & Kennett B.L.N. (2008), Reply to comment by A. Tommasi and D. Mainprice on Visser et al. (2008), "Probability of radial anisotropy in the deep mantle" [Earth Planet Sci. Lett. 270 (2008) 241-250], Earth Planet. Sci Lett., 276, 226-227. [PDF]

229. Schellart , W.P., Kennett B.L.N., Spakman W., Amaru, M. (2009), Plate reconstructions and tomography reveal a fossil lower mantle slab below the Tasman Sea, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 278, 143-151. [PDF]

230. Visser, K., Trampert, J., Kennett, B.L.N. (2009), Reply to comment by S. Crampin on 'Global anisotropic phase velocity maps for higher mode Love and Rayleigh waves', Geophys. J. Int., 177, 99-103. [PDF]

231. Fontaine, F., Barruol, G., Kennett, B.L.N., Bokelmann, G.H.R., Reymond, D., (2009), Upper mantle anisotropy beneath Australia and Tahiti from P wave polarization: Implications for real-time earthquake location, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B03306, doi:10.1029/2008JB005709 [PDF]

232. Kennett B.L.N., Jackson, I. (2009), Optimal equations of state for mantle minerals from simultaneous non-linear inversion of multiple datasets, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 176, 98-108. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2009.04.005. [PDF]

233. Fichtner, A., Igel, H., Bunge, H.-P., Kennett, B.L.N. (2009), Simulation and inversion of seismic wave propagation on continental scales based on a spectral-element Method, J. Num. Anal. Indust. Appl. Math., 4, 11-22. [PDF]

234. Revets, S., Keep, M., Kennett B.L.N. (2009), NW Australian intraplate seismicity and stress regime, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B10305, doi:10.1029/2008JB006152 [PDF]

235. Tkalcic, H., Kennett B.L.N., Cormier, V.F. (2009), On the inner-outer core density contrast from PKiKP/PcP amplitude ratios and uncertainties caused by seismic noise, Geophys. J. Int., 179, 425-443. [PDF]

236. Fichtner A., Kennett B.L.N., Igel H., Bunge H.-P. (2009) Full seismic waveform tomography for upper-mantle structure in the Australasian region using adjoint methods, Geophys. J. Int., 179, 1703-1725. [PDF]

237. Tkalcic, H., Cormier, V.F., Kennett, B.L.N., He, K. (2010), Steep reflections from the earth's core reveal small-scale heterogeneity in the upper mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 178, 80-91, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2009.08.004 [PDF]

238. Saygin E. & Kennett B.L.N. (2010) Ambient noise tomography for the Australian Continent, Tectonophys., 481, 116-125. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2008.11.013 [PDF]

239. Fichtner A., Kennett B.L.N., Igel H., Bunge H.-P. (2010) Full seismic waveform tomography for radially anisotropic structure: New insights into the past and present states of the Australasian upper mantle, Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 290, 270-280. [PDF]

240. Kennett B.L.N. & Furumura T. (2010) Tears or thinning? Subduction structures in the Pacific plate beneath the Japanese Islands, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 180, 52-58, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2009.08.004 [PDF]

Conference Proceedings

C9 Korsch, R.J., Blewett, R.S., Giles, D., Reid, A.J., Neumann, N.L., Fraser, G.L., Holzschuh, J., Costelloe, R.D., Duan, J., Milligan, P.R., Roy, I.G., Cowley, W.M., Armit, R., Kennett, B.L.N., Betts, P., Baines, G., Preiss, W.V. and Bendall, B.R., (2010) Geological interpretation of the deep seismic reflection and magnetotelluric line 08GA-OM1: Gawler Craton-Officer Basin-Musgrave Province-Amadeus Basin (GOMA) South Australia and Northern Territory. In Korsch R.J. and Kositcin, N. editors, GOMA (Gawler Craton-Officer Basin-Musgrave Province-Amadeus Basin) Seismic and MT Workshop 2010, Geoscience Australia, Record, 2010/39, 63-86.

C10 Kennett B.L.N., (2010) Understanding the lithosphere in the vicinity of seismic line 08GA-OM1 from Passive Seismic Studies. In Korsch R.J. and Kositcin, N. editors, GOMA (Gawler Craton-Officer Basin-Musgrave Province-Amadeus Basin) Seismic and MT Workshop 2010, Geoscience Australia, Record, 2010/39, 87-94.

C11 Korsch, R.J., Kositcin N., Blewett, R.S., Cowley, W.M., Neumann N.L., Fraser, G.L., Reid, A.J.,Giles, D., Armit, R., Betts, P., Baines, G., Kennett, B.L.N., and Preiss, W.V. (2010) Geodynamic implications of deep seismic reflection line 08GA-OM1: Gawler Craton-Officer Basin-Musgrave Province-Amadeus Basin (GOMA) South Australia and Northern Territory. In Korsch R.J. and Kositcin, N. editors, GOMA (Gawler Craton-Officer Basin-Musgrave Province-Amadeus Basin) Seismic and MT Workshop 2010, Geoscience Australia, Record, 2010/39, 138-151.