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Seismic tomography: A window in to deep Earth

Rawlinson, Nicholas; Pozgay (previously Rawlinson), Sara; Fishwick, Stewart


The goal of this paper is to provide an overview of the current state of the art in seismic tomography, and trace its origins from pioneering work in the early 1970s to its present status as the pre-eminent tool for imaging the Earth's interior at a variety of scales. Due to length limitations, we cannot hope to cover every aspect of this diverse topic or include mathematical derivations of the underlying principles; rather, we will provide a largely descriptive coverage of the methodology that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors
DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2009.10.002


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