The reflectivity method for different source and receiver structures and comparison with GRF data

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R. Kind


A brief review of the reflectivity method is given, including a new analytical solution of the layer matrix equation. The method is extended to allow the computation of complete body waves for different source and receiver structures. Applications of theoretical seismograms to the Grafenberg broadband data are shown. Examples are the detection of depth phases at regional distances in southern Germany, which leads to improved source depth determinations, and the computation of the complete P-wave group for events in ocean-covered areas.

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Kind, R. (1985). The reflectivity method for different source and receiver structures and comparison with GRF data. Journal of Geophysics, 58(1), 146-152. Retrieved from


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