1. Basic geophysics [2017]
 Robinson, Enders Anthony, author.
 Tulsa, OK : Society of Exploration Geophysicists, 2017.
 Description
 Book — xx, 366 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
 Summary

 Preface ForewordAbout the Authors
 Chapter 1: Classical Geophysics Pythagoras and Archimedes Heron and Snell Descartes as a geophysicist Fermat and the principle of least time Huygens' principle Isaac Newton and the birth of geophysics
 Chapter 2: Wave EquationSeismic ray direction The eikonal equation and Pythagoras Michael Faraday and the eikonal equation Pressure and particle velocity
 Chapter 3: ElasticityThe wave equation A wave at a boundaryStress and strain Hooke's law Cartesian fields of dilatation Cartesian fields of rotation Equations of motion
 Chapter 4: Rays, Anisotropy, and Maxwell's EquationsRay equation Discovery of anisotropy Maxwell's equations
 Chapter 5: Threedimensional Wave Equation Wave equation Onedimensional wave equation Sinusoidal waves Plane waves Spherical waves Green's functionDispersion equation Group velocity
 Chapter 6: Ray Tracing and Seismic ModelingHamilton's equations Ray tracingEikonal equationRay equationsReduction of Hamilton's equations to the ray equations Numerical ray tracing
 Chapter 7: Reflection, Refraction, and Diffraction Explanation of termsHuygens' principle Reflection and refractionFermat's principleResolution and the Fresnel zone Diffraction Diffraction curvesDiffractions appearing on seismic sections
 Chapter 8: Migration by the WKBJ MethodGeometrical optics and physical optics Exploding reflectors model Migration Wave depropagation simplifiedTime migrationWKBJ migration ReferencesBasic Geophysics.
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