Seismic ray theory

Vlastislav Cerveny and Ivan Psencik


In this paper, the main principles of seismic ray theory for isotropic and anisotropic inhomogeneous media with curved structural interfaces are reviewed. Some extensions and modifications of seismic ray theory are also briefly mentioned.

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In: Seismic Waves in Complex 3-D Structures, Report 20, pp. 53-76, Dep. Geophys., Charles Univ., Prague, 2010.