The Spectral-Element Method in Seismology

  1. Alan Levander and
  2. Guust Nolet
  1. Dimitri Komatitsch1,
  2. Seiji Tsuboi2 and
  3. Jeroen Tromp3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/157GM13

Seismic Earth: Array Analysis of Broadband Seismograms

Seismic Earth: Array Analysis of Broadband Seismograms

How to Cite

Komatitsch, D., Tsuboi, S. and Tromp, J. (2013) The Spectral-Element Method in Seismology, in Seismic Earth: Array Analysis of Broadband Seismograms (eds A. Levander and G. Nolet), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/157GM13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Seismological Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA

  2. 2

    Institute for Research on Earth Evolution, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokohama, Japan

  3. 3

    Seismological Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904221

Online ISBN: 9781118666333

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Keywords:

  • Seismograms;
  • Seismic arrays

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Design of the Mesh

  • Solving the Wave Equation on a Spectral-Element Grid

  • Time Integration of the Global System

  • Implementation on Parallel Computers

  • Numerical Results

  • Conclusions