Theoretical Seismology

Modelling Wave Propogation in 3D Anisotropic Media

Theoretical Seismology


Rümpker, G. and J-M. Kendall, A Maslov-propagator seismogram for weakly anisotropic media, Geophys. J. Int., 150, 23-36, 2002.

Van der Baan M. and J-M. Kendall, Estimating anisotropy parameters and traveltimes in the tau-p domain, Geophysics, 67, 1076-1086, 2002.

Rümpker, G., A. Tommasi and J-M. Kendall, 1999, Numerical simulations of depth-dependent anisotropy and frequency-dependent wave propagation effects, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 23141-23153.

Caddick, J, J-M. Kendall and D. G. Raymer, 1998 Maslov shear-waveforms in highly anisotropic shales and implications for shear-wave splitting analyses, La Revue de l’IFP, 53, 64-71, 1998.

Huang, X., J-M. Kendall, C. J. Thomson and G. F. West, 1998, A comparison of the Maslov integral seismogram and the finite difference method, Geophys. J. Int., 132, 584-594, 1998.

Huang, X., G. F. West and J-M. Kendall, 1998, A Maslov-Kirchhoff seismogram method, Geophys. J. Int., 132, 595-602, 1998.

Kendall, J-M. and W. S. Guest, 1993, Modelling seismic waveforms in anisotropic media using Maslov asymptotic theory, proceedings of the 63rd Annual Int. Meeting of the Soc. Expl. Geophys., S4.3, Washington, D. C.

Guest, W. S. and J–M. Kendall, 1993, Modelling waveforms in anisotropic inhomogeneous media using ray and Maslov asymptotic theory: applications to exploration seismology, Can. J. Expl. Geophys., 29, 78-92.

Kendall, J-M. and C. J. Thomson, 1993, Maslov ray-summation, pseudocaustics, Lagrangian equivalence and transient seismic waveforms, Geophysical Journal International, 113, 186-214.

Kendall, J-M. and C. J. Thomson, 1993, Seismic modelling of subduction zones with inhomogeneity and anisotropy, I: Teleseismic P-wavefront geometry, Geophysical Journal International, 112, 39-66.

Kendall, J-M., W. S. Guest, and C. J. Thomson, 1992, Ray theory Green’s function reciprocity and ray-centered coordinates in anisotropic media, Geophysical Journal International, 108, 364-371.

Thomson, C. J., J–M. Kendall and W. S. Guest, 1992, Geometrical theory of shear-wave splitting: corrections to ray theory for interference in isotropic/anisotropic transitions, Geophysical Journal International, 108, 339-363.

Guest, W. S., C. J. Thomson and J–M. Kendall, 1992, Degenerate perturbation theory for S-wave polarisation on splitting rays, Geophysical Journal International, 108, 372-378.

Kendall, J-M. and C. J. Thomson, 1989, A comment on the form of the geometrical spreading equations, with some numerical examples of seismic ray tracing in inhomogeneous, anisotropic media, Geophysical Journal International, 99, 401-413.