Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Seismic Waves

Probing Earth System

Edited by Masaki Kanao

National Institute of Polar Research

Co-editor:

Genti Toyokuni

Tohoku University

The importance of seismic wave research lies not only in our ability to understand and predict earthquakes and tsunamis, but it also reveals information on the Earth's composition and features in much the same way as it led to the discovery of Mohorovicic's discontinuity. As our theoretical understanding of the physics behind seismic waves has grown, physical and numerical modeling have greatly advanced and now augment applied seismology for better prediction and engineering practices. This book demonstrates the latest techniques and advances in seismic wave analysis from a theoretical approach, data acquisition and interpretation, to analyses and numerical simulations, as well as research applications. The major topics in this book cover aspects on seismic wave propagation, characteristics of their velocities and attenuation, deformation process of the Earth's medium, seismic source process and tectonic dynamics with relating observations, as well as propagation modeling of seismic waves.

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Seismic WavesProbing Earth SystemEdited by Masaki Kanao

Published: November 20th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78213

ISBN: 978-1-78985-328-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-327-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-759-7

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

701 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. A High-Order Finite Volume Method for 3D Elastic Modelling on Unstructured Meshes

By Wensheng Zhang

81

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2. Cylindrical Surface Wave: Revisiting the Classical Biot’s Problem

By Jeremiah Rushchitsky

67

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3. Appearance of Catastrophes and Plasticity in Porous and Cracked Media

By Boris Sibiryakov

58

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4. Efficient Simulation of Fluids

By Pierre Thuillier Le Gac, Emmanuelle Darles, Pierre-Yves Louis and Lilian Aveneau

130

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5. Seismic Velocity Structure in and around the Japanese Island Arc Derived from Seismic Tomography Including NIED MOWLAS Hi-net and S-net Data

By Makoto Matsubara, Hiroshi Sato, Kenji Uehira, Masashi Mochizuki, Toshihiko Kanazawa, Narumi Takahashi, Kensuke Suzuki and Shin’ichiro Kamiya

286

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6. Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Signals Observed before Strong Earthquakes

By Igor I. Rokityansky, Valeriia I. Babak and Artem V. Tereshyn

80

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