Eric M Matzel

Seismologist
Atmospheric, Earth, and Energy Division
Email: matzel1@llnl.gov
Phone: +19254220772

Education

  • Ph.D., Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002
  • M.Sc., Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1997
  • B.S., Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 1989

Research Interests

My research interests focus on high resolution imaging of the Earth's interior from the crust to the core; computational seismology including simulation and inversion of the full seismic wavefield; and analysis of the scattering coda and ambient noise field to resolve both seismic velocity and attenuation in the crust and upper mantle.

Publications (Papers)

Pasyanos, M. E., E. M. Matzel, W. R. Walter, and A. J. Rodgers (2009), Broadband Lg Attenuation Modelling in the Middle East, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04128.x

Gao, W., E. Matzel, and S.P. Grand (2006), Upper Mantle Seismic Structure beneath Eastern Mexico Determined from P and S Waveform Inversion and Its Implications, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, B08307, doi: 10.1029/2006JB004304

Matzel, E., A. Ramirez, P. Harben (2005), Model-based hydroacoustic blockage assessment and development of an explosive source database, Proceedings of the 27th Seismic Research Review, UCRL-CONF-213513

Matzel, E., and S.P. Grand (2004), The anisotropic seismic structure of the East European platform, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, B01302, doi: 10.1029/2001JB000623.

Matzel, E. "The Anisotropic Seismic Structure of the Earth's Mantle: Investigations using Full Waveform Inversion" Ph.D. Thesis, University of Texas at Austin, 2002.

Matzel, E. "Evidence for Anisotropy in the D" layer beneath Alaska" Masters Thesis, University of Texas, Austin, 1997.

Matzel, E., M.K. Sen, and S.P. Grand (1996), Evidence for anisotropy in the deep mantle beneath Alaska, Geophysical Research Letters, 23, 2417-2420.

Publications (Abstracts)

Matzel, E. (2008), Attenuation tomography using ambient noise correlation, Seismological Research Letters, 79 (2), 358

Matzel, E. (2006), Imaging the crust and upper mantle beneath the Southwestern U.S. using noise cross-correlation, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 87(52), S23A-0147.

Flanagan, M, E. Matzel, S. van der Lee, H. Bedle, M. Pasyanos, F. Marone, B. Romanowicz, C. Schmid, and A.Rodgers (2006), Joint Inversion for three-dimensional velocity structure of the broader Africa-Eurasia collision region, 28th Seismic Research Review

Matzel, E. (2004), Anisotropy in the upper mantle beneath Mexico, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 85(47), T33A-1350.

Matzel, E. (2003), The anisotropic seismic structure of the upper mantle beneath Mexico, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 84(46), S32C-07.

Matzel, E., S. Grand, J. Ni and R. Aster (2001), The seismic structure of the upper mantle beneath the northwestern United States, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 82, 846.

Matzel, E., and S. Grand (2000), The anisotropic seismic structure of the mantle beneath the East European Platform, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 81, 861.

Matzel, E., Grand, S. (2000), The seismic structure of the upper mantle beneath the northwestern United States: Investigations using full-waveform inversion, Gordon Research Conference

Matzel, E., and S. Grand (1999), The seismic structure of the upper mantle beneath the East European Platform, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 80, 713.

Matzel, E., and S. Grand (1997), Anisotropy in the old oceanic lithosphere, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 78, 488