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The amplitudes of Seismic Waves Reflected and Refracted at the Earth's Core

Dana, Stephen W. (1945) The amplitudes of Seismic Waves Reflected and Refracted at the Earth's Core. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 35 (1). pp. 27-35. ISSN 0037-1106. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140731-123841170

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Abstract

The present paper is based upon the author's recent investigation of "The Partition of Energy among Seismic Waves Reflected and Refracted at the Earth's Core.'' Its purpose is the expression of the amplitudes of certain waves reflected and refracted at the earth's core in terms of the horizontal and vertical components of the displacement which they produce at the surface of the earth.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1945 by the Seismological Society of America. Condensed from a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California. Manuscript received for publication June 29, 1944. The author is greatly indebted to Dr. Beno Gutenberg for his constant supervision and constructive criticism in preparing this article and the previous paper.
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