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Imaging the P-Wave Velocity Structure of Arctic Subsea Permafrost Using Laplace-Domain Full-Waveform Inversion

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dc.contributor.authorKang, Seung-Goo-
dc.contributor.authorJin, Young Keun-
dc.contributor.authorJang, Ugeun-
dc.contributor.authorDuchesne, Mathieu J.-
dc.contributor.authorShin, Changsoo-
dc.contributor.authorKim, Sookwan-
dc.contributor.authorRiedel, Michael-
dc.contributor.authorDallimore, Scott R.-
dc.contributor.authorPaull, Charles K.-
dc.contributor.authorChoi, Yeonjin-
dc.contributor.authorHong, Jong Kuk-
dc.date.accessioned2021-04-29T05:09:41Z-
dc.date.available2021-04-29T05:09:41Z-
dc.date.issued2021-03-
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.kopri.re.kr/handle/201206/11778-
dc.description.abstractClimate change in the Arctic has recently become a major scientific issue, and detailed information on the degradation of subsea permafrost on continental shelves in the Arctic is critical for understanding the major cause and effects of global warming, especially the release of greenhouse gases. The subsea permafrost at shallow depths beneath the Arctic continental shelves has significantly higher P-wave velocities than the surrounding sediments. The distribution of subsea permafrost on Arctic continental shelves has been studied since the 1970s using seismic refraction methods. With seismic refraction data, the seismic velocity and the depth of the upper boundary of subsea permafrost can be determined. However, it is difficult to identify the lower boundary and the internal shape of permafrost. Here, we present two-dimensional P-wave velocity models of the continental shelf in the Beaufort Sea by applying the Laplace-domain full-waveform inversion method to acquired multichannel seismic reflection data. With the inverted P-wave velocity model, we identify anomalous high seismic velocities that originated from the subsea permafrost. Information on the two-dimensional distribution of subsea permafrost on the Arctic continental shelf area, including the upper and lower bounds of subsea permafrost,are presented. Also, the two-dimensional P-wave velocity model allows us to estimate the thawing pattern and subsea permafrost distributions. Our proposed P-wave velocity models were verified by comparison with the previous distribution map of subsea permafrost from seismic refraction analyses, geothermal modeling, and well-log data.en_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectGeologyen_US
dc.subject.classificationAraonen_US
dc.titleImaging the P-Wave Velocity Structure of Arctic Subsea Permafrost Using Laplace-Domain Full-Waveform Inversionen_US
dc.title.alternative라플라스 영역 파형역산을 이용한 북극해 해저영구동토층의 속도구조 영상화en_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationKang, Seung-Goo, et al. 2021. "Imaging the P­Wave Velocity Structure of Arctic Subsea Permafrost Using Laplace­Domain Full­Waveform Inversion". <em>JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE</em>, 126(3): 1-15.en_US
dc.citation.titleJOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACEen_US
dc.citation.volume126en_US
dc.citation.number3en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1029/2020JF005941-
dc.citation.startPage1en_US
dc.citation.endPage15en_US
dc.description.articleClassificationSCIE-
dc.description.jcrRateJCR 2019:18en_US
dc.subject.keywordcontinental shelf of the Canadian Beaufort Seaen_US
dc.subject.keywordlaplace domain fullen_US
dc.subject.keywordwaveform inversionen_US
dc.subject.keywordlower boundaries of permafrosten_US
dc.subject.keywordspatial distributionen_US
dc.subject.keywordsubsea permafrosten_US
dc.identifier.localId2021-0035-
dc.identifier.scopusid2-s2.0-85103197752-
dc.identifier.wosid000636290000008-
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