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B.L.N. Kennett


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Publications 1971-1984

Book contributions

B1.  Kennett B.L.N. (1976),
      Ray theoretical inversemethods in geophysics,
      in Applied Inverse Problems, Lecture Notes in Physics 85, ed. P.C. Sabatier, Springer, Berlin.

B2.  Kennett B.L.N. (1981),
      Elastic wave propagation in stratified media,
      in Advances in Applied Mechanics, 21, 79-167, ed. C-S Yih, Academic Press, New York.

Articles in refereed journals

1. Kennett B.L.N. (1970) A note on the finite Walsh transform, IEEE Trans Information Theory, IT-16, 489-491.

2. Kennett B.L.N. (1972a) Seismic waves in laterally inhomogeneous media, Geophys J R astr Soc, 27, 301-325.

3. Kennett B.L.N. (1972b) Seismic wave scattering by obstacles on interfaces, Geophys J R astr Soc, 28, 249-266.

4. Kennett B.L.N. (1972c) The connection between elastodynamic representation theorems and propagator matrices, Bull seism Soc Am, 62, 973-983.

5. Burton P.W. & Kennett B.L.N. (1972) Upper mantle zone of low Q, Nature Phys Sci, 238, 87-90.

6. Kennett B.L.N. (1973a) The effects of scattering on seismic wave pulses, Geophys J R astr Soc, 32, 389-408.

7. Kennett B.L.N. (1973b) Scattering approximations for thick and thin scatterers, Bull seism Soc Am, 63, 1321-1325.

8. Kennett B.L.N. (1973c) The interaction of seismic waves with horizontal velocity contrasts, Geophys J R astr Soc, 33, 431-450.

9. Kennett B.L.N. (1974a) The interaction of seismic waves with horizontal velocity contrasts, II: Diffraction effects for SH wave pulses, Geophys J R astr Soc, 37, 9-22.

10. Kennett B.L.N. (1974b) On variational principles and matrix methods in elastodynamics, Geophys J R astr Soc, 37, 391-405.

11. Kennett B.L.N. (1974c) Reflections, rays and reverberations, Bull seism Soc Am, 64, 1685-1691.

12. Kennett B.L.N. (1975a) The interaction of seismic waves with horizontal velocity contrasts, III: The effects of horizontal transition zones, Geophys J R astr Soc, 41, 29-36.

13. Kennett B.L.N. (1975b) Theoretical seismogram calculation for laterally varying crustal structures, Geophys J R astr Soc, 42, 391-405.

14.* Kennett B.L.N. (1975c) The effects of attenuation on seismograms, Bull seism soc Am, 65, 1643-1651.

15. Orcutt J., Kennett B., Dorman L. & Prothero W. (1975) Evidence for a low velocity zone underlying a fast spreading ridge crest, Nature, 256, 475-476.

16. Kennett B.L.N. & Simons R.S. (1976) An implosive precursor to the Columbia Earthquake 1970 July 31, Geophys J R astr Soc, 44, 471-482.

17. Orcutt J.A., Kennett B.L.N. & Dorman L.M. (1976) Structure of the East Pacific Rise from an ocean bottom seismometer survey, Geophys J R astr Soc, 45, 305-320.

18. Kennett B.L.N. (1976a) A comparison of travel-time inversions, Geophys J R astr Soc, 44, 517-536.

19. Kennett B.L.N. & Orcutt J.A. (1976) A comparison of travel-time inversions for marine refraction profiles, J Geophys Res, 81, 4061-4070.

20. Kennett B.L.N. (1976b) The influence of lateral variations on seismic refraction interpretation, Pageoph, 114, 647-652.

21. Kennett B.L.N. (1976c) The inversion of surface wave data, Pageoph, 114, 747-751.

22. Kennett B.L.N. (1977a) Towards a more detailed seismic picture of the oceanic crust and mantle, Marine geophys Res, 3, 7-42.

23. Kennett B.L.N. (1977b) The inversion of reflected wave travel times, Geophys J R astr Soc, 42, 739-746.

24. Kennett B.L.N. (1977c) The inversion of long range seismic profiles, J Geophys, 43, 243-256.

25. Kennett B.L.N., Bunch A.W.H., Orcutt J.A. & R.W. Raitt (1977) Variations in crustal structure on the East Pacific Rise Crest: a travel time inversion approach, Earth Plan Sci Lett, 34, 439-444.

26. Kennett B.L.N., Kerry N.J. & Woodhouse J.H. (1978) Symmetries in reflection and transmission of elastic waves, Geophys J R astr Soc, 52, 215229.

27. Nolet G. & Kennett B. (1978) Normal mode representations of multiple ray reflections in a spherical earth, Geophys J R astr Soc, 53, 219-226.

28. Kennett B. & Nolet G. (1978) Resolution analysis for discrete systems, Geophys J R astr Soc, 53, 413-425.

29. England P.C., Kennett B.L.N. & Worthington M.H. (1978) A comparison of upper mantle structures under Eurasia and the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, Geophys J R astr Soc, 54, 575-585.

30. Kennett B.L.N. & Woodhouse J.H. (1978) On high frequency spheroidal modes and the structure of the upper mantle, Geophys J R astr Soc, 55, 333350.

31. Kennett B.L.N. (1978) Some aspects of non-linearity in inversion, Geophys J R astr Soc, 55, 373-390.

32. Kennett B.L.N. (1979a) Theoretical reflection seismograms for an elastic medium, Geophys Prospect, 27, 301-321.

33. Kennett B. & Nolet G. (1979) The influence of upper mantle discontinuities on the toroidal free oscillations of the Earth, Geophys J R astr Soc, 56, 283308.

34. Kennett B.L.N. & Kerry N.J. (1979), Seismic waves in a stratified half space, Geophys J R astr Soc, 57, 557-583.

35. Kennett B.L.N. (1979b) The suppression of surface multiples on seismic records, Geophys Prospect, 27, 584-600.

36. Kennett B.L.N. (1980) Seismic waves in a stratified half space, II - Theoretical seismograms, Geophys J R astr Soc, 61, 1-10.

37. Bunch A.W.H. & Kennett B.L.N. (1980) The crustal structure of the Reykjanes ridge at 59 30' N, Geophys J R astr Soc, 61, 141-166.

38. Kennett B.L.N. (1981a) On coupled seismic waves, Geophys J R astr Soc, 64, 91-114.

39. Kennett B.L.N. & Illingworth M.R. (1981) Seismic waves in a stratified half space III - Piecewise smooth models, Geophys J R astr Soc, 66, 633-675.

40. Kennett B.L.N. (1981b) Slowness techniques in seismic interpretation, J. Geophys Res, 86, 11575-11584.

41. Kennett B.L.N. & Clarke T.J. (1983a) Seismic waves in a stratified half space, IV - P-SV wave decoupling and surface wave dispersion, Geophys J R astr Soc, 72, 619-631.

42. Kennett B.L.N. & Clarke T.J. (1983b) Rapid surface wave dispersion calculations, Geophys J R astr Soc, 72, 633-645.

43. Hughes V.J. & Kennett B.L.N. (1983) The nature of seismic reflections from coal seams, First Break, 1(2), 9-18.

44. Christie P.A.F., Hughes V.J. & Kennett B.L.N. (1983) Velocity filtering of seismic reflection data, First Break, 1(3), 9-24.

45. Kennett B.L.N. & Harding A.J. (1984) Guided low-frequency noise from air-gun sources, Geophys Prospect, 32, 690-705.

46. Kennett B.L.N. (1984a) Guided waves in laterally varying media, I: Theoretical development, Geophys J R astr Soc, 79, 235-255.

47. Kennett B.L.N. & Mykkeltveit S. (1984) Guided waves in laterally varying media, II: Lg-waves in north-western Europe, Geophys J R astr Soc, 79, 257267.

48. Kennett B.L.N. (1984b) Reflection operators for elastic waves I - Irregular interfaces and regions, Wave Motion, 6, 407-418.

49. Kennett B.L.N. (1984c) Reflection operators for elastic waves II - Composite regions and source problems, Wave Motion, 6, 419-429.

50. Kennett B.L.N. (1984d) An operator approach to forward modelling, data processing and migration, Geophys Prospect, 32, 1074-1090.

Conference Proceedings

C1. Kennett B.L.N. (1975),
Short-term spectral analysis and sequency filtering of seismic data, 283-296,
The use of theoretical seismograms in elucidating the Earth's structure, 617-628,
in Evaluation of Seismic Networks, ed. K.G. Beauchamp, Noordhoff, Leiden.

C2. Kennett B.L.N. (1976), Ray theoretical inverse methods in Geophysics, 28-47 in Applied Inverse Problems, ed. P.C. Sabatier, Lecture Notes in Physics 85, Springer Verlag, Berlin.

C3. Kennett B.L.N. (1981), On seismic synthesis, 327-345, in Identification of Seismic Sources - Earthquake or Underground Explosion, ed. E.S. Husebye & S. Mykkeltveit, D. Reidel, Dordrecht.