pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 112, Issue 5, pp 821–835 | Cite as

Generalized reflection and transmission coefficients for seismic sources in a multi-layered spherical earth model

  • M. Vered
  • Y. Sylman
  • A. Ben-Menahem


A method of propagating the components of the displacement across interfaces in a multi-layered spherical earth model is presented. It is useful both for explosion sources and tangential dislocation sources, buried in an arbitrary layer of the model. Combined with known techniques, our method yields a useful tool for generating synthetic seismograms for earthquake sources in realistic earth models.


Reflection Transmission Coefficient Earth Model Seismic Source Earthquake Source 
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© Birkhäuser-Verlag 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Vered
  • Y. Sylman
  • A. Ben-Menahem
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied MathematicsThe Weizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael

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