Archived Versions

12.510 Introduction to Seismology

As taught in: Spring 2010

Global seismograph network.

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




Prof. Robert Van Der Hilst

Scott Burdick
(Teaching Assistant)

Course Features

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.