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By Guust Nolet

this can be the 1st textbook to hide the basic points of the subject at a degree available to scholars. whereas concentrating on purposes in sturdy earth geophysics, the booklet additionally contains tours into helioseismology, thereby highlighting the robust affinity among the 2 fields. The publication presents a accomplished advent to seismic tomography, together with the elemental conception of wave propagation, the ray and Born approximations required for interpretation of amplitudes, and commute instances and levels. It considers observational beneficial properties whereas additionally delivering functional suggestions for imposing numerical versions. Written through one of many leaders within the box, and containing various pupil workouts, this textbook is acceptable for complicated undergraduate and graduate classes. it's also a useful advisor for seismology study practitioners in geophysics and astronomy. options to the routines and accompanying tomographic software program and documentation will be accessed on-line from www.cambridge.org/9780521882446.

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