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Authors: Steckler, M. S.*
Guerra, I.*
Amato, A.*
Armbruster, J.*
Baccheschi, P.*
Di Luccio, F.*
Gervasi, A.*
Gu, Y. J.*
Lerner-Lam, L.*
Matgheriti, L.*
Piana Agostinetti, N.*
Seeber, L.*
Title: Results from the seismological component of CAT/SCAN, the Calabria-Apennine Tyrrhenian/Subduction-Collision-Accretion-Network
Series/Report no.: /21 (2012)
Issue Date: 2012
Keywords: Calabrian Arc
CAT/SCAN network
Local seismicity
Receiver function
Abstract: The Calabrian Arc is the final remnant of a Western Mediterranean microplate driven by rollback. The Calabrian-Apennine-Tyrrhenian/Subduction-Collision-Accretion Seismic Network (CAT/SCAN) was a passive seismic experiment to study of the Calabrian Arc and its transition to the southern Apennines. The follow up Calabrian Arc project added a multidisciplinary (seismology, geology, geomorphology, geochronology, GPS, etc.) approach to better understand the tectonics of southern Italy imaged by the CAT/SCAN experiment. Here we focus on the seismological results of the two projects. The CAT/SCAN land deployment consisted of three phases. The initial phase included an array of 39 broadband seismometers onshore, deployed during the winter of 2003/4. In September 2004, the array was reduced and in April 2005, the array was reduced once again. The field deployment was completed in October 2005. Offshore, 12 broadband Ocean Bottom Seismometers (OBSs) were deployed in the beginning of October 2004. However, only 1 was recovered normally while several others were recovered after being disturbed by trawling. The experiment goal was to determine the structure of the Calabrian subduction and southern Apennine collision systems and the structure of the transition from oceanic subduction in Calabria to continental collision in the southern Apennines.
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