Accession Number : ADA181455

Title :   Finite-Difference Modeling of Seismological Problems in Magnitude Estimation Using Body Waves, Surface Waves and Seismic Source Imaging.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 11 Feb 85-10 Feb 87,

Corporate Author : TELEDYNE GEOTECH ALEXANDRIA VA ALEXANDRIA LABS

Personal Author(s) : McLaughlin,Keith L ; Der,Zoltan A ; Jih,Rong-Song ; Lees,Alison C ; Anderson,Lisa M

PDF Url : ADA181455

Report Date : Mar 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : Contents: Boundary Conditions for Arbitrary Polygonal Topography in a 2-D Elastic Finite-Difference Scheme for Seismogram Generation; Teleseismic Spectral and Temporal M sub 0 and Psi sub infinity Estimates for four French Explosions in Southern Sahara; Scattering from Near-Source Topography: Teleseismic Observations and Numerical 2-D Explosive Line Source Simulations; Effects of Local Geologic Structure on Yucca Flats, NTS, Explosion Waveforms: 2-Dimensional Linear Finite Difference Simulations; Finite-Difference Simulations of Rayleigh Wave Scattering by 2-D Rough Topography.

Descriptors :   *SEISMIC WAVES, *SEISMIC DATA, EXPLOSIONS, WAVEFORMS, FINITE DIFFERENCE THEORY, SIMULATION, STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY, SCATTERING, SAHARAN AFRICA, SOUTH(DIRECTION), SURFACE WAVES, LONG RANGE(DISTANCE), OBSERVATION, BOUNDARIES, MODELS, FRANCE, RAYLEIGH SCATTERING, RAYLEIGH WAVES, SEISMOLOGY, SPECTRA, SPECTRUM ANALYSIS, TIME DEPENDENCE, NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, DETECTION, SEISMIC DETECTION, NEVADA, SURFACE ROUGHNESS, TOPOGRAPHY, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, TWO DIMENSIONAL

Subject Categories : Seismic Detection and Detectors
      Seismology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE