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Seismic catalogues of the 2018-2019 volcano-seismic crisis offshore Mayotte, Comoro Islands

Simone Cesca, Sebastian Heimann, Jean Letort, Hoby N. T. Razafindrakoto, Torsten Dahm & Fabrice Cotton
In May 2018 a volcano-seismic sequence accompanied the upward migration of a magmatic intrusion from Moho depth to the seafloor led to the drainage of the deep magmatic reservoir and to the birth of a submarine volcano offshore the island of Mayotte, Comoro Islands. This process of magma transport was accompanied by an intense seismic swarm and peculiar long-duration very long period signals. Between 1 January 2018 and 1 May 2019 we detected 407 sources...

Dataset for numerical modeling to investigate conditions leading to single- or multi-slab plume-induced subduction initiation

Marzieh Baes, Stephan Sobolev, Taras Gerya & Sascha Brune
The data are the numerical modeling results to investigate plume-induced subduction initation on which the figures of the paper "Plume-induced subduction initiation: single- or multi-slab subduction?" by Baes, Sobolev, Gerya and Brune are based. Detailed description on how they are obtained is given in that article (Baes et al., 2020). The naming of the files is based on the number of figures in the paper. Each zipped file contains input files (init.t3c and mode.t3c) and...

Petrographic Classification Table for the PetroPhysical Property Database P³

Kristian Bär, Philipp Mielke & Katharina Knorz
This data publication is part of the 'P³-Petrophysical Property Database' project, which has been developed within the EC funded project IMAGE (Integrated Methods for Advanced Geothermal Exploration, EU grant agreement No. 608553) and consists of a scientific paper, a full report on the database, the database as excel and .csv files and additional tables for a hierarchical classification of the petrography and stratigraphy of the investigated rock samples (see related references). This publication here provides...

RCCM.out: Samples of MISR RCCM data to explore the missing data replacement process

Michel Verstraete, Linda Hunt, Hugo De Lemos & Larry Di Girolamo
This data publication provides access to (1) an archive of maps and statistics on MISR RCCM data products updated as described in Verstraete et al. (2020, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2019-77), (2) a user manual describing this archive, and (3) a large archive of standard (unprocessed) MISR data files that can be used in conjunction with the IDL software repository published on GitHub and available from https://github.com/mmverstraete (Verstraete et al., 2019, https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3240018). The authors also make a self-contained, stand-alone...

RCCM Soft Win.zip: A software package to replace missing data in MISR RCCM

Michel Verstraete & Peter Vogt
(1) The compressed archive 'RCCM_Soft_Win.zip' includes the self-contained, executable IDL Virtual Machine software package that allows processing MISR RCCM data without requiring an IDL license. Users who do have access to an IDL license are encouraged to obtain the necessary source codes from the GitHub web site https://github.com/mmverstraete (Verstraete et al., 2019, https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3240018) and to incorporate those functions in their own custom programs. (2) The document 'RCCM_Soft_Win.pdf' provides the User Manual to install and use...

Digital Image Correlation data from oblique convergence experiments with wet kaolin

Michele Cooke, Kevin Toenenboehn & Jennifer Hatch
Experiments of oblique convergence at angles of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 degrees from the margin within wet kaolin. One suite of experiments, denoted as ‘precut’, has a vertical surface precut within the clay with an electrified wire. The precut surface lies directly above the basal oblique dislocation. The other suite of experiments is ‘uncut’. Regardless of whether the experiments have a precut surface, slip partitioned fault systems, develop and persist in the...

European exposure data for BN-FLEMO models

Max Steinhausen, Kai Schröter, Stefan Lüdtke & Martin Drews
The European exposure data for BN-FLEMO models contains three datasets that can be used with BN-FLEMO models for the estimation of flood loss. The dataset contains: (1) European asset map with unit area values of residential and commercial buildings in EURO per square meter based on reconstruction cost and NUTS-3 regions or national GDP per capita. The values are mapped on CORINE land cover classes for urban areas (111 and 112). (2) Residential building areas...

Rock-Ocean-Lake-Ice topographic gravity field model (ROLI model) expanded up to degree 3660

Oleh Abrykosov, E. Sinem Ince, Christoph Foerste & Frank Flechtner
The determination of the global gravity field has gained momentum due to high accuracy satellite-derived observations and development of forward gravity modelling. Forward modelling computes the global gravitational field from mass distribution sources instead of actual gravity measurements and helps improving and complementing the medium to high frequency components of the global gravity field models. In this study, we approximate the global gravity potential of the Earth’s upper crust based on ellipsoidal approximation and a...

Multi-temporal landslide inventory for a study area in Southern Kyrgyzstan derived from multi-sensor optical satellite time series data (1986 – 2013)

Robert Behling & Sigrid Roessner
Multi-temporal landslide inventories are important information for the understanding of landslide dynamics and related predisposing and triggering factors, and thus a crucial prerequisite for probabilistic hazard and risk assessment. Despite the great importance of these inventories, they do not exist for many landslide prone regions in the world. In this context, the recently evolving global-scale availability of high temporal and spatial resolution optical satellite imagery (RapidEye, Sentinel-2A/B, planet) has opened up new opportunities for the...

Thermal diffusivity–porosity data used in the evaluation of the Goto-Matsubayashi modified geometric model for continental sedimentary rocks

Sven Fuchs, Hans-Jürgen Förster, Ben Norden, Niels Balling, Roberto Miele, Esther Heckenbach & Andrea Förster
This data set compiles the raw data used to evaluate the performance of the Goto & Matsubayashi model for continental sedimentary rocks ( Goto & Matsubayashi, 2009). It reports thermal diffusivity (α) and porosity (φ) data for two suites of rock, quartz sandstones of varying porosity and clastic and carbonate lithologies of variable porosity and modal mineralogy. The rock collection involves roughly 120 samples (from boreholes and outcrops) with porosities between 0 and 35%, on...

Spatial floristic data from the Atacama and Peruvian Desert – Version 2

Jonathan Ruhm, Tim Böhnert, Maximilian Weigend, Alexandra Stoll, Felix F. Merklinger, Dietmar Quandt & Federico Luebert
The dataset contains floristic data and a literature database from the Atacama and Peruvian Desert and includes the following files: S1 Table. Altitudinal distribution range of species within the four studied transects indicating lowest (min) and highest (max) elevation of each species along each transect. S2 Table. Literature used for the identification of specimens recorded along the four studied transects in a ris-format. S3 Table. Working table including presence/ absence data of 615 species for...

Sediment geochemistry data for the publication: “10Be/9Be ratios reveal marine authigenic clay formation”

Anne Bernhardt, Marcus Oelze, Julien Bouchez, Friedhelm von Blanckenburg, Mahyar Mohtadi, Marcus Christl & Hella Wittmann-Oelze
As reverse weathering has been shown to impact long-term changes in atmospheric CO2 levels, it is crucial to develop quantitative tools to reconstruct marine authigenic clay formation. We explored the potential of the beryllium (Be) isotope ratio (10Be/9Be) recorded in marine clay-sized sediment to track neoformation of authigenic clays. The power of such proxy relies on the orders-of-magnitude difference in 10Be/9Be ratios between continental Be and Be dissolved in seawater. On riverine and marine sediments...

Post-processed GRACE/GRACE-FO Geopotential GSM Coefficients COST-G RL01 (Level-2B Product)

Christoph Dahle & Michael Murböck
Version History: 15 June 2020: Initial release of the data. Note that the initial version number is 0002 in order to reflect the consistent data processing of this data set and Version 0002 of the data set Dahle & Murböck (2019, http://doi.org/10.5880/GFZ.GRAVIS_06_L2B). --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Post-processed GRACE/GRACE-FO spherical harmonic coefficients of COST-G RL01 Level-2 GSM products representing an estimate of Earth's gravity field variations during the specified timespan. Post-processing steps comprise: (1) subtraction of a long-term mean...

Experimental rock physics for the calibration of seismic-data interpretation: The case of the borehole Humilly-2 (France) in the Geneva area

Mahmoud Hefny, Alba Zappone, Yasin Makhloufi, Antoine de Haller & Andrea Moscariello
This dataset is associated with the publication of Hefny, M., et al. (2020) A laboratory approach for the calibration of seismic data in the western part of the Swiss Molasse Basin: the case history of well Humilly-2 (France) in the Geneva area”. It includes data on mineralogical composition and experimental ultrasonic waves velocity measurements. It contains also seismic parameters calculated for the above-mentioned data. The measurements were performed as part of a database collection (SAPHYR)...

Data and R-scripts for Dynamic Identifiability Analysis of Process-based Hydrological Model Structures

Tobias Pilz, Till Francke, Gabriele Baroni & Axel Bronstert
For the article “How to Tailor my Process-based Model? Dynamic Identifiability Analysis of Flexible Model Structures” (Pilz et al., submitted) a flexible simulation environment is coupled with an algorithm for dynamic identifiability analysis to form a diagnostic tool for process-based model building. This associated data description describes first which software is needed (R and the ECHSE model) and how to configure your computer in order to run the model and the analysis. Second, the input...

A New Process-based Model Engine for the Eco-hydrological Simulation Environment (ECHSE)

Tobias Pilz
For the article “How to Tailor my Process-based Model? Dynamic Identifiability Analysis of Flexible Model Structures” (Pilz et al., submitted) a flexible simulation environment is coupled with an algorithm for dynamic identifiability analysis to form a diagnostic tool for process-based model building. This software publication provides the simulation environment ECHSE along with the new WASA engine. The latter was developed and employed for the associated research article. The original ECHSE software was introduced by Kneis...

Gerolstein, 2016-09-08 - An EnMAP Preparatory Flight Campaign

Henning Buddenbaum & Joachim Hill
The dataset contains hyperspectral imagery acquired during airplane overflights on 8th September 2016 consisting of 242 spectral bands, ranging from VIS to SWIR (423 - 2438 nm) wavelength regions. It covers an area of about 78 km² which is dominated by beech and oak forests. The flight campaign was part of several flight campaigns within the EnMAP project and focused on hyperspectral analysis of plant physiology in deciduous and coniferous forests in the Gerolstein region...

1 year seismological experiment at Strokkur in 2017/18

E.P.S. Eibl, T. Walter, P. Jousset, T. Dahm, M. Allahbakhshi, D. Müller & G. P. Hersir
Strokkur_1yr is a one year seismological experiment realized at the most active geyser on Iceland by Eva Eibl (University of Potsdam) in collaboration with Thomas R. Walter, Phillippe Jousset, Torsten Dahm, Masoud Allahbakhshi, Daniel Müller from GFZ Potsdam and Gylfi P. Hersir from ISOR Iceland. The geyser is part of the Haukadalur geothermal area in south Iceland, which contains numerous geothermal anomalies, hot springs, and basins (Walter et al., 2018). Strokkur is a pool geyser...

Surface and subsurface characterisation of salt pans

Jana Lasser, Jo M. Nield, Volker Karius & Lucas Goehring
This data collection bundles six datasets about the surface, subsurface and environmental conditions of saltpans that express polygonal patterns in their surface salt crust that are fully described in Lasser et al., 2020 (https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2020-86). Information stems from 5 field sites at Badwater Basin and 21 field sites at Owens Lake – both in central California, US. All data was recorded during two field campaigns, from between November and December, 2016, and in January 2018. (1)...

Images and videos of analogue centrifuge models exploring marginal flexure during rifting in Afar, East Africa

Frank Zwaan, Giacomo Corti, Derek Keir & Federico Sani
This data set includes images and videos depicting the evolution of deformation and topography of 17 analogue experiments c passive margin development, to better understand the ongoing tectonics along the western margin of Afar, East Africa. The tectonic background that forms the basis for the experimental design is found in Zwaan et al. 2019 and 2020a-b, and references therein. The experiments, in an enhanced gravity field in a large-capacity centrifuge, examined the influence of brittle...

Superconducting Gravimeter Data from Rustrel (LSBB) - Level 1

Jean-Paul Boy, Séverine Rosat, Jacques Hinderer, Stéphane Gaffet & Frédéric Littel
The International Geodynamics and Earth Tide Service (IGETS) was established in 2015 by the International Association of Geodesy. IGETS continues the activities of the Global Geodynamics Project (GGP) between 1997 and 2015 to provide support to geodetic and geophysical research activities using superconducting gravimeter (SG) data within the context of an international network. As part of this network, the Rustrel station (code RU) was established in 2015 thanks to the financial support of the EQUIPEX...

Chemical and Isotopic Composition of Gas in Salt Beds of a Potash Mine

Martin Zimmer, Bettina Strauch, Axel Zirkler, Samuel Niedermann & Andrea Vieth-Hillebrand
In eastern Hesse and western Thuringia, Germany hosts significant potassium-bearing salt deposits industrially excavated in the Werra-Fulda mining district. The salt belongs to the upper Permian (Zechstein) and was deposited around 258 to 252.5 Ma ago. In the Werra-Fulda mining district, the halite rocks (Werra-Rocksalt, z1NA) contain two minable potash seams, potash Seam Thüringen (z1KTh) and potash Seam Hessen (z1KHe), with an average thickness between 2 m and 3 m (Figure 1). To investigate the...

Flood characteristics of the 2016-02-22 event on the Eshtemoa River, Israel

Sophie Lagarde, Michael Dietze, Florent Gimbert, Johnathan B. Laronne, Jens M. Turowski & Eran Halfi
Bedload transport is a key process in fluvial morphodynamics and hydraulic engineering, but is notoriously difficult to measure. The recent advent of stream-side seismic monitoring techniques provides an alternative to in-stream monitoring techniques, which are often costly, staff-intensive, and cannot be deployed during large floods. The Nahal (river) Eshtemoa is a gravel-bed river draining 119 km² of the Southern Hebron Mountains and the Northern Negev, northeast of Beer Sheva, Israel. The climate in the catchment...

SEISVOL - Seismic and Infrasound Networks to study the volcano Oldoinyo Lengai

Miriam Christina Reiss & Georg Rümpker
Oldoinyo Lengai in the North Tanzanian Divergence is the only active natrocarbonatite volcano world-wide and presents an important endmember magmatic system in a young rift segment of the East African Rift System. This volcano typically experiences long-duration episodes of natrocarbonatitic effusions with intermittent short-duration explosive eruptions. To better understand the role of the stress interactions and magma plumbing on the eruptions dynamics, this study aims to constrain the subsurface magmatic architecture of Oldoinyo Lengai, and...

Experimental data of analogue landscape evolution models

Riccardo Reitano, Claudio Faccenna, Francesca Funiciello, Fabio Corbi & Sean D. Willett
This dataset includes raw data used in the paper by Reitano et al. (2020), focused on the effect of different analogue materials on the mechanical and erosional properties of some defined samples. The samples are mixes of three different analogue materials in various proportions. The experiments have been carried out at Laboratory of Experimental Tectonics (LET), University “Roma Tre” (Rome). Detailed descriptions of the experimental apparatus and experimental procedures implemented can be found in the...

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