Applied Seismology (GEOS 626)
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Carl Tape


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Foundations of Geophysics (GEOS 631), Linear Algebra (MATH 314)
Recommended prerequisite: Seismology (GEOS 604)

Additional course materials will be provided via google drive.

Additional resources: https://github.com/uafseismo/classes

Problem Sets

Problem Set
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1
Introduction to Matlab, featuring the frequency-magnitude relation
matlab
pdf
2
Linear algebra and vectors
math
pdf
3
Fault parameters and moment tensors
mt
pdf
4
Analysis of the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake
Part 1: Instrument response and spectral analysis
sumatraA
pdf
5
Toroidal modes of a spherically symmetric earth modesA
pdf
6
Analysis of the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake
Part 2: Analyzing the effects of rupture complexity and Earth heterogeneity
sumatraB
pdf
7
Love waves for a layered Earth modesB
pdf
8
Forward problems and inverse problems inv
pdf
9
Seismic tomography using ray theory tomo
pdf
10
Earthquake location with generalized least squares genlsq
pdf

Labs

Lab
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Seismic moment tensors, part I
mt
pdf

Seismic moment tensors, part II
beachball
pdf

Discrete Fourier Transform of solar motion fft
pdf

Instrument response and spectral analysis response
pdf

Analyzing seismic data in record sections
seismo_rs
pdf

Selecting seismic waveforms for analysis
sumatra
pdf

Fitting a line to scattered data linefit
pdf

Iterative Newton method newton
pdf

Group speed and phase speed from seismograms dispersion
pdf

Basis functions for seismic tomography
tomo
pdf

Seismo-Live
seismolive
pdf





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