Earthquakes and structure of the Earth (Erdbeben und Struktur der Erde)

(24 300a)

Type

Lecture

Instructor

Dr. Jörn Kummerow

Institution

Institute of Geological Sciences

Geophysics

Semester

usually offered in winter semester

Scope of Course

Room

Malteserstr. 74-100

D144

Student Profile

Student/inn/en mit dem Schwerpunkt Geophysik, sowie Interessenten aus verwandten Fächern (z.B. Physik, Geologie, Meteorologie).

Vorraussetzungen

mathematisch-physikalisches Grundverständnis

Literature

T. Lay &T.C. Wallace, 1995; Modern Global Seismology

P. M. Shearer, 1999; Introduction to Seismology

Content

Introduction to global seismology. Structure of the Earth derived from seismis wave propagation. Mechanics of earthquakes as seismic sources.

Exercises/Tutorial

Exercises accompanying this lecture are offered