L12_WavesAndRays-page3 - Body waves P-waves P for primary...

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Applied Geophysics – Waves and rays - I P-waves P for “primary” or “push-pull” Compression and rarefaction, no rotation Causes volume change as the wave propagates Similar to sound waves traveling through air
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course PHYSICS 384 taught by Professor Wei during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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