Geosciences 577 - Introduction to Seismology

Haiying Gao

TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM

UMass Amherst
Morrill Sci. Ctr. (II) rm 245
This course offers an introduction to the science of seismology. This course constitutes a broad overview of observational and theoretical seismology and the utilization of seismic waves for the study of the Earth's interior, and help students develop a better understanding of physical principles important for geophysical research. Topics include elastic wave propagation, seismic ray theory, interpretation of travel times, finite frequency effects, surface wave dispersion, and seismic tomography.

GEOLOGY 101 and MATH 131

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.