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

By Guust Nolet

this can be the 1st textbook to hide the basic points of the subject at a degree available to scholars. whereas targeting functions in stable earth geophysics, the booklet additionally comprises tours into helioseismology, thereby highlighting the robust affinity among the 2 fields. The booklet presents a finished advent to seismic tomography, together with the fundamental concept of wave propagation, the ray and Born approximations required for interpretation of amplitudes, and commute occasions and levels. It considers observational good points whereas additionally delivering useful ideas for enforcing numerical versions. Written by means of one of many leaders within the box, and containing a variety of scholar routines, this textbook is suitable for complex undergraduate and graduate classes. it's also a useful consultant for seismology learn practitioners in geophysics and astronomy. strategies to the workouts and accompanying tomographic software program and documentation could be accessed on-line from www.cambridge.org/9780521882446.

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