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acoustic impedance


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The product of density (ρ) and the acoustic velocity (v) for a given rock mass; Z = ρv. The reflection coefficient for an interface is governed by the contrast in the acoustic impedances of the two adjacent rock masses.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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