12.510 Introduction to Seismology

Spring 2008

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

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.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .m.

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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Robert van der Hilst

Teaching Assistant:
Qin Cao

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
3 sessions / week
1 hour / session

Recitations:
1 session / week
1 hour / session

Level

Graduate

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