Earth SciencesEART278A Advanced Seismology

Elastic wave propagation. Advanced topics in ray theory, WKBJ solutions in seismology, singularities and nonlinearities, surface wave theory, propagating matrices, normal modes, and inversion theory. Selected topics in time series analysis and seismic signal processing, seismic wave dispersion.

Requirements

Course is designed for graduate students but available to qualified Earth sciences majors. PHYS 110B and PHYS 114B are recommended as preparation. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Credits

5

Instructor

Thorne Lay

Repeatable for credit

Yes