Southern California Seismic Velocity Model Vertical Profiles
Best Southern California Models
Options for Generating Vertical Profiles
1. UCVM Website 2. UCVM plot vertical profile 3. UCVM ucvm_query
Converting UCVM Vertical profile Metadata
Both the UCVM website and ucvm plotting create png plots, and metadata files with the data being plotted. The metadata files can be difficult to interpret. SCEC has a Python3 script that combines.
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