A procedure for the inversion of f-mode travel times for solar flows

J. Jackiewicz, Laurent Gizon, A. C. Birch, M. J. Thompson

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Abstract

We perform a two-dimensional inversion of f-mode travel times to determine near-surface solar flows. The inversion is based on optimally localized averaging of travel times. We use finite-wavelength travel-time sensitivity functions and a realistic model of the data errors. We find that it is possible to obtain a spatial resolution of 2 Mm. The error in the resulting flow estimate ultimately depends on the observation time and the number of travel distances used in the inversion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-239
Number of pages6
JournalAstronomische Nachrichten
Volume328
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2007

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Keywords

  • Sun: convection
  • Sun: helioseismolog

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  • Space and Planetary Science

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A procedure for the inversion of f-mode travel times for solar flows. / Jackiewicz, J.; Gizon, Laurent; Birch, A. C.; Thompson, M. J.

In: Astronomische Nachrichten, Vol. 328, No. 3-4, 01.03.2007, p. 234-239.

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Jackiewicz, J. ; Gizon, Laurent ; Birch, A. C. ; Thompson, M. J. / A procedure for the inversion of f-mode travel times for solar flows. In: Astronomische Nachrichten. 2007 ; Vol. 328, No. 3-4. pp. 234-239.
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