Some Problems of the Use of P-Wave Dynamics to Find the Velocity Profile of the Upper Mantle
This paper presents a numerical study of effect on the amplitude-distance curve of body waves caused by a discontinuity in the velocity gradient at a certain depth. The study was made with an elementary model; two layers with different gradients. The results can be used for more complicated models.
KeywordsVelocity Profile Velocity Gradient Seismic Wave Epicentral Distance Body Wave
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