Surface wave mode coupling and the validity of the path average approximation in surface waveform inversions: an empirical assessment

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Datta, Arjun; Priestley, Keith F.; Roecker, Steve; Chapman, Chris H.;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press on behalf of The Royal Astronomical Society
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1093/gji/ggx345
  • Subject: sub-02

We employ an empirical approach to study the phenomenon of surface wave mode conversion due to lateral heterogeneity, and, as an example, assess its impact on a specific waveform inversion methodology used for surface wave tomography. Finite difference modelling in 2-D ... View more
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