Introduction to Seismology

Earth Sciences Department

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

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Course Book:  The new part of the book reflects on how the study of earthquakes, seismic waves and seismic risk has been broadened in the past two decades. Thus, this edition includes introductory theory of earthquake sources, seismic wave travel through complex geological zones and viscous and anisotropic media, vibrations of the whole Earth, strong-motion seismology and  earthquake prediction and risk.

King-Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, P.O.Box:1946, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia, Telephone: (966) (03) 860-1661  Fax : (966)(250) 860-2595


Overview of seismology

Lecture 1: February 19


Lecture 2: February 21


February 23, Weekly Quiz for Chapter 1