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geology notes 10-9 - water. Configured by snell’s law...

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Ray path: direction of wave travel Normal: perpendicular to the ray path Velocity of light is dependent upon the density of the medium it travels through. Refraction is due to the difference in the velocity of light in air and the velocity of light in
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Unformatted text preview: water. Configured by snell’s law Seismic refraction: wave bending due to change in velocity **Typical velocities of seismic waves in the crust- 6km**...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GEOL 1121 taught by Professor Wyld during the Fall '07 term at UGA.

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