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Shear Waves in Marine Sediments - Jens M. Hovem

Shear Waves in Marine Sediments

By: Jens M. Hovem (Editor), Michael D. Richardson (Editor), Robert D. Stoll (Editor)

Hardcover ISBN: 9780792313571
Number Of Pages: 593

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Proceedings of the Conference on Shear Waves in Marine Sediments, La Spezia, Italy, October 15-19, 1990

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Section 1 Physical properties and laboratory measurements.- Shear waves in marine sediments-bridging the gap from theory to field applications (Opening paper).- Surface waves in poro-viscoelastic marine sediments.- An investigation of causality for Biot models by using Kramers-Kronig relations.- Soil properties for shear wave propagation (Invited).- The relevance of shear waves for structural subsurface investigations.- Experimental investigation of seismic surface waves in the seafloor.- Laboratory studies on pulsed leaky Rayleigh wave components in a water layer over a solid bottom.- Assessment of shear strength of the sea bottom from shear wave velocity measurements on box cores and in-situ.- Numerical modelling and laboratory experiments on underwater sound propagation over a shear supporting bottom.- A review of laboratory shear wave techniques and attenuation measurements with particular reference to the resonant column (Invited).- Relationship between acoustic and mechanical properties of two marine clays.- A laboratory method to investigate shear waves in a soft soil consolidating under self weight.- Laboratory measurements of acoustic properties of periplatform carbonate sediments.- Comparison of measured compressional and shear wave velocity values with predictions from Biot theory.- Wave velocities in sediments.- Shear wave attenuation in unconsolidated laboratory sediments.- Shear wave velocities of glacio-marine sediments: Barents Sea.- Rock acoustics: relevance of the porous viscoelastic model.- Influence of stress state and stress history on acoustic wave propagation in sedimentary rocks.- Section 2 Field experiments and interpretation.- A summary of DREA observations of interface waves at the seabed.- Observations of the relative contributions of waterborne and sediment paths to the received acoustic signal.- Shear-wave anisotropy in marine sediments around Britain from surface sources.- Refraction measurement of shear wave anisotropy in shallow marine sediments and implications for reflection processing.- Spatial variability in ground motion: effects of material heterogeneity in seafloor sediments.- Implications of deep-water seismometer array measurements for Scholte wave propagation.- Shear wave velocity structure from interface waves at two deep water sites in the Pacific ocean.- The effects of shear velocity structure on seafloor noise.- Concurrent observations of directional spectra of ocean surface waves and microseisms from an ocean subbottom seismometer (OSS) array.- Wave propagation in a borehole (Invited).- Application of shear wave measurements in boreholes.- Experience with the seismic cone penetrometer in offshore site Investigations.- Comparison of techniques for shear wave velocity and attenuation measurements.- Shear wave velocity gradients in near-surface marine sediment.- ISSAMS: an in situ sediment acoustic measurement system.- Small-scale in situ measurements of S-H velocity in surficial sedimentary deposits: localised textural and biological controls.- In situ measurements of shear-wave velocity in ocean sediments.- Seafloor shear wave velocity data acquisition: procedures and pitfalls.- Mapping of the sea bed via in situ shear wave (SH) velocities.- Observations of split shear-waves from young ocean crust.- Estimation of shear-wave speed in ocean-bottom sediments by comparing oblique-angle reflectivity measurements with normal incidence data.- SedimentQpfrom spectral ratios of converted shear reflections.- Constraints on shear velocities in deep-ocean sediments as determined from deep-tow multichannel seismic data.- Changes inPandSvelocities caused by subduction related sediment accretion off Washington/Oregon.- Compressional and shear wave velocities in the upper crust.- Sedimentary shear modulus and shear speed profiles from a gravity wave inversion.- Measurements of compressional wave and shear wave speeds, attenuation, permeability, and porosity in marine sediments.- Sea-bed shear moduli from measurements of tidally induced pore pressures.- Section 3 Modelling and inversion techniques.- Excess attenuation in low-frequency shallow-water acoustics: a shear wave effect? (Invited).- Sensitivity of bottom loss to attenuation and shear conversion.- The effect of shear wave attenuation on acoustic bottom loss resonance in marine sediments.- The influence of sediment rigidity on the plane-wave reflection coefficient.- Shear wave conversion due to subbottom facets.- A seismo-acoustic finite element model for underwater acoustic propagation.- Finite difference modelling of shear waves.- A stable higher-order elastic parabolic equation with application to Scholte wave propagation.- ELASTIC PE: a parabolic approximation for propagation modelling of shear wave effects in sediment layers.- Computation of shear waves by integral equations methods in stratified media.- Normal modes identification in shallow water using spectral analysis: theory and experiments.- Estimation of geoacoustic properties by inversion of acoustic field data (Invited).- A fast simulated annealing algorithm for the inversion of marine sediment seismo-acoustic parameters.- Determination of the sediment shear speed profiles from phase and group velocity dispersion data of SH wave.- Measurement of the elastic properties of the ocean bottom by inversion of reflection amplitude data.- Surface wave inversion for shear wave velocity (Invited).- Determination of shear velocity profiles by inversion of interface wave data.- Using synthetic seismograms to determine shear wave velocities in sediments from ocean bottom seismometer refraction observations.- Analytical investigation of seismic surface waves in the seafloor.- List of Participants.- Author Index.

ISBN: 9780792313571
ISBN-10: 0792313577
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 593
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.33
Weight (kg): 1.02

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