9783764370114

Seismic Motion, Lithospheric Structures, Earthquake and Volcanic Sources

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    9783764370114

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    3764370114

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-04-01
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag

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Geophysicists use seismic signals to image structures in the Earth's interior, to understand the mechanics of earthquake and volcanic sources, and to estimate their associated hazards. Keiiti Aki developed pioneering quantitative methods for extracting useful information from various portions of observed seismograms and applied these methods to many problems in the above fields. This volume honors Aki's contributions with review papers and results from recent applications by his former students and scientific associates pertaining to topics spawned by his work. Discussed subjects include analytical and numerical techniques for calculating dynamic rupture and radiated seismic waves, stochastic models used in engineering seismology, earthquake and volcanic source processes, seismic tomography, properties of lithospheric structures, analysis of scattered waves, and more. The volume will be useful to students and professional geophysicists alike.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 439
A Review of the Discrete Wavenumber Methodp. 445
An Efficient Numerical Method for Computing Synthetic Seismograms for a Layered Half-space with Sources and Receivers at Close or Same Depthsp. 467
Calculation of Synthetic Seismograms with Gaussian Beamsp. 487
Wave Propagation, Scattering and Imaging Using Dual-domain One-way and One-return Propagatorsp. 509
Codap. 541
Radiation from a Finite Reverse Fault in a Half Spacep. 555
Spontaneous Complex Earthquake Rupture Propagationp. 579
The Barrier Model and Strong Ground Motionp. 603
Simulation of Ground Motion Using the Stochastic Methodp. 635
Characterization of Fault Zonesp. 677
Seismic Tomography of the Lithosphere with Body Wavesp. 717
Volcano Seismologyp. 739
Seismic Detection and Characterization of the Altiplano-Puna Magma Body, Central Andesp. 789
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