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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 12.51 (Spring 2008) 
  • Course Title:
  • Introduction to Seismology 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Robert van der Hilst

    Teaching Assistant:
    Qin Cao 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 12.510 Introduction to Seismology

    Spring 2008

    Course Highlights

    12.510 Introduction to Seismology

    Spring 2008

    Global seismograph network.
    A map showing the seismographs in the global seismograph network. (Image courtesy of USGS.)

    Course Description

    This graduate level course presents a basic study in seismology and the utilization of seismic waves for the study of Earth's interior. It introduces techniques necessary for understanding of elastic wave propagation in layered media.

    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .m.


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