CaltechAUTHORS
  A Caltech Library Service

Seismic Tomography of the Earth's Interior

Dziewonski, Adam M. and Anderson, Don L. (1984) Seismic Tomography of the Earth's Interior. American Scientist, 72 (5). pp. 483-494. ISSN 0003-0996. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140506-094442992

Full text is not posted in this repository. Consult Related URLs below.

Use this Persistent URL to link to this item: https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140506-094442992

Abstract

The concept of plate tectonics, introduced nearly twenty years ago, unified many fields of earth science by providing a global framework for large-scale geological processes. Seismology played an important role in the formulation of this theory by supplying maps of global seismicity, delineating plate boundaries, producing evidence for deep subduction of the lithosphere, and determining the direction and nature of forces acting at plate boundaries.


Item Type:Article
Related URLs:
URLURL TypeDescription
http://www.jstor.org/stable/27852863OrganizationArticle
Additional Information:© 1984 Sigma Xi.
Issue or Number:5
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20140506-094442992
Persistent URL:https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140506-094442992
Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:45518
Collection:CaltechAUTHORS
Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:06 May 2014 23:14
Last Modified:03 Oct 2019 06:32

Repository Staff Only: item control page