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seismic velocity

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199653065
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744334
seismic velocity

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The speed with which an elastic wave propagates through a medium. For non-dispersive *body waves, the seismic velocity is equal to both the ...

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Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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