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Recent publications

Bai L, Ritsema J, The effect of large-scale shear-velocity heterogeneity on SS precursor amplitudes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 10.1002/2013GL058669, 2013.

Bai L, Medina Luna L, Hetland EA, Ritsema J, Focal depths and mechanisms of Tohoku-Oki aftershocks from teleseismic P wave modeling, Earthq. Sci., 10.1007/s11589-013-0036-x, 2013.

Koelemeijer P, Deuss A, Ritsema J, Observations of core-mantle boundary Stoneley modes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, doi: 10.1002/grl.50514, 2013.

Deuss A, Ritsema J, van Heijst HJ, A new catalogue of normal-mode splitting function measurements up to 10 mHz, Geophys. J. Int., 193, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt010, 2013.

Trampert J, Fichtner A, Ritsema J, Resolution tests revisited: the power of random numbers, Geophys. J. Int., 192, 676680, 2013.

Goes S, Eakin C, Ritsema J, Lithospheric cooling trends and deviations in oceanic PP-P and SS-S differential traveltimes, J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50092, 2013.

Thorne MS, Zhang Y, Ritsema J, Evaluation of 1D and 3D seismic models of the Pacific lower mantle with S, SKS and SKKS traveltimes and amplitudes, J. Geophys. Res., 118, doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50054, 2013.

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Jeroen Ritsema
Henry N. Pollack Professor

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
2534 C. C. Little 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