A Breviary of Seismic Tomography: Imaging the Interior of by Guust Nolet

By Guust Nolet

this is often the 1st textbook to hide the fundamental elements of the subject at a degree obtainable to scholars. whereas targeting purposes in stable earth geophysics, the ebook additionally comprises tours into helioseismology, thereby highlighting the powerful affinity among the 2 fields. The e-book presents a accomplished advent to seismic tomography, together with the elemental thought of wave propagation, the ray and Born approximations required for interpretation of amplitudes, and commute occasions and stages. It considers observational positive factors whereas additionally supplying functional concepts for enforcing numerical types. Written by way of one of many leaders within the box, and containing various scholar routines, this textbook is acceptable for complex undergraduate and graduate classes. it's also a useful consultant for seismology examine practitioners in geophysics and astronomy. options to the workouts and accompanying tomographic software program and documentation may be accessed on-line from www.cambridge.org/9780521882446.

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