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Spring 2016-2017
* GEO 424 / CEE 424 / ENE 425 (STN)   na, npdf

Introductory Seismology

Youyi Ruan
Jeroen Tromp

Fundamentals of seismology and seismic wave propagation. Introduction to acoustic and elastic wave propagation concepts, observational methods, and inferences that can be drawn from seismic data about the deep planetary structure of the Earth, as well as about the occurrence of oil and gas deposits in the crust. Offered every other year.

Sample reading list:
P.M. Shearer (Optional), Introduction to Seismology, C.U.P. 1999
Guust Nolet, A Breviary of Seismic Tomography, ISBN-13: 9780521882446
S. Stein & M. Wysession (Blackwell publ. 2003) Optional, An Introduction to Seismology, Earthquakes & Earth Structure

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly assignments.

Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Problem set(s) - 70%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to First Year Undergraduates.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
PHY 104 and MAE 305 (can be taken concurrently), or permission of the instructor..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41082 C01 11:00:00 am - 12:20:00 pm T Th   Guyot Hall   315   Enrolled:3 Limit:20