Accession Number : ADA183013

Title :   The Effects of Near-Source Topography on Explosion Waveforms: Teleseismic Observations and Linear Finite Difference Calculations.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Feb 85-Feb 87,

Corporate Author : TELEDYNE GEOTECH ALEXANDRIA VA ALEXANDRIA LABS

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

PDF Url : ADA183013

Report Date : Jul 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 102

Abstract : This report consists of three papers: Boundary Conditions for Arbitrary Polygonal Topography in a 2-D Elastic Finite-difference Scheme for Seismogram Generation; Teleseismic Spectral and Temporal Explosion Moment and Reduced Displacement Potential Estimates for Four French Explosions in Southern Sahara; Scattering from Near-Source Topography -- Teleseismic Observations and Numerical 2-D Explosive Line Source Simulations; Keywords: Primary seismic waves, Deconvolution; Two dimensional; Seismic data; Ahaggar Plateau.

Descriptors :   *TOPOGRAPHY, *SEISMIC DATA, *PERTURBATIONS, BOUNDARIES, EXPLOSIONS, FRANCE, POLYGONS, DISPLACEMENT, ESTIMATES, REDUCTION, SAHARAN AFRICA, SOUTH(DIRECTION), EXPLOSIONS, WAVEFORMS, COMPUTATIONS, FINITE DIFFERENCE THEORY, SEISMIC WAVES, SCATTERING, PRIMARY WAVES(SEISMIC WAVES)

Subject Categories : Seismic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE