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Monitoring the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Regional Wave Propagation and Crustal Structure

Monitoring the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty( )
Editor: Patton, Howard J.
Mitchell, Brian J.
Series title:Pageoph Topical Volumes Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2001
Publisher:Birkhäuser Boston
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $84.99
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Regional seismograms are dominated by the phases Pn, Pg, Sn, and Lg. More often Sn and Lg are used to infer the attenuation structure of the lithosphere. The seismic phase Sn is a high-frequency shear-wave (typically from 1 to 4 Hz and occasionally higher) that travels in the lithospheric mantle above the negative velocity gradient which usually marks the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary. Sn has been reported out to distances of 35° (e. g. , MOLNAR and OLIVER, 1969; HUESTIS et aI. ,...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / International Relations / Arms Control
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.63 x 9.516 Inches
Book Weight:1.091 Pounds

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