Introduction to Seismology

Global seismograph network.

A map showing the seismographs in the global seismograph network. (Image courtesy of USGS.)

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MIT Course Number

12.510

As Taught In

Spring 2010

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This graduate level course presents a basic study in seismology and the utilization of seismic waves for the study of Earth's interior. It introduces techniques necessary for understanding of elastic wave propagation in layered media.

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Van Der Hilst, Robert, and Scott Burdick. 12.510 Introduction to Seismology, Spring 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/12-510-introduction-to-seismology-spring-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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