Introduction to Seismology

Introduction to Seismology

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This lively textbook is written for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in seismology and geophysics. It provides an overview of seismological techniques and applications. Students are assumed to be familiar with basic differential calculus and introductory physics, and most will have taken a prior introductory course in earth sciences. The book concentrates on earthquake seismology, developing the basic principles of seismology.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 536 pages
  • 219 x 276mm
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Blackwell Science Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0632064498
  • 9780632064496

Table of contents

Mathematical and computational background for basic seismology; Basic seismological theories; Seismology and earth structures; Earthquakes; Earthquakes and plate tectonics; Seismograms as signals; Inverse problems; Normal modes and surface waves.show more