Selected Publications


*Hansen, S.E., J.B. Gaherty, S.Y. Schwartz, A.J. Rodgers, and A.M.S. Al-Amri, Seismic velocity structure and depth-dependence of anisotropy in the Red Sea and Arabian Shield from surface-wave analysis, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B10307, doi:10.1029/2007JB005335, 2008.  PDF

*Mercier, J.-P., M.G. Bostock, P. Audet, J.B. Gaherty, E.J. Garnero, and J. Revenaugh, The teleseismic signature of fossil subduction:  Northwestern Canada, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B04308, doi:10.1029/2007JB005127, 2008.  PDF

*Delorey, A.A., R.A. Dunn, and J.B. Gaherty, Surface Wave Tomography of the Upper Mantle Beneath the Reykjanes Ridge with Implications for Ridge-Hotspot Interaction, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B08313, doi:10.1029/2006JB004785, 2007.  PDF

Gaherty, J.B. and R.A. Dunn, Evaluating hotspot-ridge interaction in the Atlantic from regional-scale seismic observations, Geohem.Geophys.Geosyst.,8, Q05006, doi:10.1029 / 2006GC001533,2007.  PDF

Gu, Y.J., S.C. Webb, A. Lerner-Lam, and J.B. Gaherty, Upper-mantle structure beneath the eastern Pacific Ocean ridges, J. Geophys. Res. 110, B06305, doi:10.1029/2004JB003381, 2005.  PDF

Gaherty, J.B., D. Lizarralde, J. Collins, G. Hirth, and S.Kim, Mantle deformation during slow seafloor spreading constrained by observations of seismic anisotropy in the western Atlantic, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 228, 255-265, 2004.  PDF

Lizarralde, D., J.B. Gaherty, J.A. Collins, G. Hirth, and S. Kim, Spreading-rate dependence of melt extraction at mid-ocean ridges from far-offset seismic data, Nature, 432,744-747, 2004.   PDF

Gaherty, J.B., A surface-wave analysis of seismic anisotropy beneath eastern North America, Geophys. J. Int., 158,1053-1066, 2004.  PDF

Butler, R., Lay, T., Creager, K., Earle, P., Fischer, K., Gaherty, J., Laske, G., Leith, B., Park, J., Ritzwoller, M., Tromp, J. and Wen, L., The Global Seismographic Network Surpasses Its Design Goal, EOS Trans. AGU, 85, 225, 229, 2004.

Gaherty, J.B., Seismic evidence for hotspot-induced buoyant flow beneath the Reykjanes Ridge, Science, 293, 1645-1647, 2001.   PDF

Freybourger, M., J.B. Gaherty, and T.H. Jordan, Structure of the Kaapval craton from surface waves, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 2489-2492, 2001.  PDF

*Saltzer, R., J.B. Gaherty, and T.H. Jordan, What does vertical shear-wave splitting measure when the azimuthal anisotropy varies with depth?, Geophys. J. Int., 141, 374-390, 2000.  PDF

Gaherty, J.B., Y. Wang, T.H. Jordan, and D.J. Weidner, Testing plausible upper-mantle compositions using fine-scale models of the 410-km discontinuity, Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 1641-1644, 1999.   PDF

Gaherty, J.B., M. Kato, and T.H. Jordan, Seismological structure of the upper mantle:  A regional comparison of seismic layering, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 110, 21-41, 1999.   PDF

Lay, T., E.J. Garnero, C.J. Young, and J.B. Gaherty, Scale-lengths of shear velocity heterogeneity at the base of the mantle from S wave differential travel times, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 9887-9909, 1997.

Gaherty, J.B., T.H. Jordan, and L.S. Gee, Seismic structure of the upper mantle in a central Pacific Corridor, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 22,291-22,309, 1996.   PDF

Gaherty, J.B. and T.H. Jordan, Lehmann Discontinuity as the base of an anisotropic layer beneath continents, Science, 268, 1468-1471, 1995.

Gaherty, J.B. and B.H. Hager, Compositional vs. thermal buoyancy and the evolution of subducted lithosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 21, 141-144, 1994.

Gaherty, J.B. and T. Lay, Investigation of laterally heterogeneous shear velocity structure in D" beneath Eurasia, J. Geophys. Res. 97, 417-435, 1992.

Gaherty, J.B., T. Lay, and J.E. Vidale, Investigation of deep slab structure using long-period S waves, J. Geophys. Res. 96, 16349-16367, 1991.