Advances in Geophysics, Vol. 43 by Barry Saltzman, Renata Dmowska

By Barry Saltzman, Renata Dmowska

This sequence offers a venue for longer studies of present advances in geophysics. Written at a degree obtainable to graduate scholars, the articles serve to expand wisdom of varied fields and will be priceless in classes and seminars.

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6' ~ 43 \ .......... 8i [ II'i, II 11 "'" ' .............................................. 2 \ ~/A .... 6 frequency 0[8 1 FIG. 16. Transmission of energy for the intracoupling of the first four higher modes: (a) topographic step of 1 km; (b) topographic step of 5 km. and the values characterizing the absence of the step (1 for intracouplings and 0 for intercouplings). In Fig. 16 we show the intracoupling energies for the first four higher modes and for topographic steps of 1 or 5 km. The minima in the coupling value become wider and deeper as the height of the topographic step increases.

SUM T and SUM are the curves describing the outgoing energy, without and with the inclusion of reflected energy. 6- .......... \ ~ Cl PF SUM T ClP1 SUM ClP2 %. Cl P3 -- - -- ClP4 \ 0, / ---- ____ --. 8 1 FIG. 12. Transmission of energy from incident first higher mode of model C to first five modes of model P. SUM T and SUM are the curves obtained summing the outgoing energy, without and with the inclusion of reflected energy. SEISMIC WAVEPROPAGATION IN HETEROGENEOUSMEDIA 41 of energy neglected corresponds, in the worst case, to 5 and 9% of the incident energy, respectively.

9, in welded contact. Model CONTINENT density (g cm a ) 0 1 2 3 4 ' I ' I ' I ' velocity (km s-1) 0 2 I 4 6 ' 8 10 1 I 10 20 E 30 cO. 40 as 10 ....... 50 I 100 1000 ........ 1 ...... 60 ) 70 0 Model PAMIR (P) 2 3 4 0 2 4 6 1 ' I ' I ' I ~ I 1 8 10 " 1 9 20 E 30 ~ 40 50 60 70 h FIG. 9. Elastic and anelastic parameters of model C and model P. Thick lines represent S-wave velocities; Qs is the quality factor common to both structures. 5 ............ 5 """..... 8 frequency (Hz) FIG. 10. Coupling coefficients for CFPF and PFCF.

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