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By Barry Saltzman, Renata Dmowska

This sequence offers a venue for longer stories of present advances in geophysics. Written at a degree obtainable to graduate scholars, the articles serve to develop wisdom of assorted fields and should be worthy in classes and seminars.

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The flowchart of the procedure is shown in Fig. 23. The first problem to tackle in the definition of seismic sources is the handling of seismicity data. Basically, what is needed is an evenly spaced distribution of the maximum magnitude over the territory; but the data available from earthquake catalogues are widely scattered. s) h ( ) ISE,SOE,,ClI"T"OU"E1 MECHANISMS ZONES ( MODELS J SEISMICSOURCES t ~SITESASSOCIATED 1 T,MESER,ES I S TS T,C EISMOGRAMS~ 1 I VERTICAL U "~ I (s SYNTHETIC -sv | I ) PARAMETERS | ITHEACHSOURCEj/ I / CATALOGUE J r [ ( J L SBSMOGRAMSJ I , I 1 ORIZONTA 1 I I 1 SIGNIFICANT GROUNDMOTION PARAMETERS FIG.

4 frequency I . . 8 ' ' ' 1 (Hz) FIG. 17. Transmission coupling coefficients (M) and coupling energies (m) for incident fundamental mode of model C and outgoing fundamental mode of model P. NP and P indicate the non-poissonian and the poissonian formulations, respectively. Structural models: (a) Model 1; (b) Model 0; (c) Model 2. " -- o rQ) L_ "o dl dO -4 d2 -6 / -10 -12 0 I I .... I .... I .... 4 I .... 8 ' ' frequency (Hz) FIG. 18. Percentage difference between the transmission coupling coefficients computed with formulations NP and P for the fundamental mode.

1, can be quickly and accurately computed using the algorithms already available for the case of a layered halfspace. /(m') tXlllUy r y z i ) d z . (96) If we introduce in the two quarterspaces some horizontal interfaces so that the layer thickness is the same at the two sides of the vertical interface (see Fig. ll b(sm) d H, I (m,_ (m')'X [bly I uviIJdZ, (97) s where coefficients bs are defined in (84). ttyll (m'),J dz ds -- H,+l - H, (98) and using (81), for instance when c > 13,1 and c > 13s1i (98) becomes /o ' d cos(klrf31sZ)CoS(kltrfs11sz))dz + wl + w /0 (cos(klrf3i,z)sin(kiirf3iisz))dz (sin(klrf3isZ)Cos(kzlrf31isz))dz + w 3j2" (sin(klrf3i,z)sin(kiirf3lisZ))dz, (99) where wi are constants, and the analytical solution is immediately available.

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