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Rayleigh-wave coupling to atmospheric compression waves

Jardetzky, W. S. and Press, Frank (1952) Rayleigh-wave coupling to atmospheric compression waves. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 42 (2). pp. 135-144. ISSN 0037-1106.

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The theory of dispersive Rayleigh waves coupled to atmospheric compressional waves is derived for the case of a solid surface layer. Numerical computation of phase and group velocity curves indicates that an additional branch may be introduced to the dispersion curves as a result of air coupling. Amplitudes of waves propagated according to the various branches are briefly discussed.

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Additional Information:© 1952, by the Seismological Society of America. Manuscript received for publication March 9, 1951. The research reported in this paper has been made possible through support and sponsorship by the Geophysical Research Division of the Cambridge Air Force Research Center.
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Official Citation: W. S. Jardetzky and Frank Press Rayleigh-wave coupling to atmospheric compression waves Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America April 1952 42:135-144
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