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B.L.N. Kennett


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Publications 1985-1994

Book contributions

B3.   Kennett B.L.N. & Williamson P.R. (1987),
      Subspace methods for large scale nonlinear inversion,
      in Mathematical Geophysics, 139-154, ed. N.J. Vlaar et al, D. Riedel, Dordrecht.

B4.   Kennett B.L.N. (1988),
      Systematic approximations to the seismic wave field, 237-259,
      Radiation from a moment tensor source, 427-441,
      in Seismological Algorithms, ed. D.J. Doornbos , Academic Press, London.

B5.   Kennett B.L.N. (1989),
      Elastic waves in homogeneous and heterogeneous media,
      in Encyclopedia of Geophysics, 367-372, ed. D. James , Van Nostrand.

B6.   Kennett B.L.N. (1993),
      Structure and heterogeneity in the Upper Mantle,
      in Relating Geophysical Structure and Processes: the Jeffreys Volume, 53-66, AGU Monograph 76,
      ed. R. Dmowska & K.Aki, American Geophysical Union.

 

Articles in refereed journals

51. Kennett B.L.N., Gregersen S., Mykkeltveit S. & Newmark R. (1985) Mapping of crustal heterogeneity in the North Sea basin via the propagation of Lg waves, Geophys J R astr Soc, 83, 299-306.

52. Kennett B.L.N. (1985) On regional S, Bull Seism Soc Am, 75, 10771088.

53. Kennett B.L.N. & Harding A.J. (1985) Is ray theory adequate for seismic modelling?, First Break, 3(1) 9-14.

54. Kennett B.L.N. (1986a) Wavenumber and wavetype coupling in laterally heterogeneous media, Geophys J R astr Soc, 87, 313-331.

55. Sambridge M.S. & Kennett B.L.N. (1986) A novel method of hypocentre location, Geophys J R astr Soc, 87, 679-697.

56. Kennett B.L.N. (1986b) Lg waves and structural boundaries, Bull seism Soc Am, 76, 1131-1141.

57. Kennett B.L.N. (1987) Observational and theoretical constraints on crustal and upper mantle heterogeneity, Phys. Earth Plan. Int, 47, 319-332.

58. Wright C., Goleby B.R., Collins C.D.N., Kennett B.L.N., Sugiharto S. & S. Greenhalgh (1987) The central Australian seismic experiment 1985: Preliminary results, Geophys J R astr Soc, 89, 431-436.

59. Goleby B.R., Wright C. & Kennett B.L.N. (1987) Preliminary deep reflection studies in the Arunta block, Geophys J R astr Soc, 89, 437-442.

60. Chapman C.H. & Kennett B.L.N. (1987) On reducing the reflectivity integral to a finite range, Geophys J R astr Soc, 90, 741-746.

61. Maupin V. & Kennett B.L.N. (1987) On the use of truncated modal expansions in laterally varying media, Geophys J R astr Soc, 91, 837-851.

62. Kennett B.L.N. (1988) Seismic velocity field estimation - strategies for large scale nonlinear inverse problems, Exploration Geophysics, 19, 297-298.

63. Goleby B.R., Kennett B.L.N. & Wright C. (1988) Alternative stacking techniques for deep crustal data, Exploration Geophysics, 19, 78-82.

64. Kennett B.L.N., Sambridge M.S. & Williamson P.R. (1988) Subspace methods for inverse problems with multiple parameter classes, Geophys J Int, 94, 237-247.

65. Goleby B.R., Wright C., Collins C.D.N. & Kennett B.L.N. (1988) Seismic reflection and refraction profiling across the Arunta Block and Ngalia and Amadeus Basins, Aust J Earth Sci, 35, 275-294.

66. Goleby B.R., Shaw R.S., Wright C., Kennett B.L.N. & Lambeck K. (1989) Geophysical evidence for 'thick-skinned' crustal deformation in central Australia, Nature, 337, 325-330.

67. Nolet G., Sleeman R., Nijhof V. & Kennett B.L.N. (1989) Synthetic reflection seismograms in three dimensions by a locked mode approximation, Geophysics, 54, 350-358.

68. Kennett B.L.N. (1989a) Lg-wave propagation in heterogeneous media, Bull seism Soc Am, 79, 860-872.

69. Kennett B.L.N. (1989b) On the nature of regional seismic phases I - phase representations for Pn, Pg, Sn, Lg., Geophys J Int, 98, 447-456.

70. Cao S-H & Kennett B.L.N. (1989) Reflection seismograms in a 3-D elastic model - an isochronal approach, Geophys J Int, 99, 63-80.

71. Kennett B.L.N., Collins J.H. & Cao S-H (1989) Stacking and velocity estimation for 3-D surveys, Exploration Geophys, 20, 225-227.

72. McCue K., Kennett B.L.N., Gaull B.A., Michael-Leiba M., Weekes J., & Krayshek C. (1989) A century of earthquakes in the Dalton-Gunning region of New South Wales, BMR J. Aust Geol Geophys, 11, 1-10.

73. Kennett B.L.N. & Bowman J.R. (1990) The structure and heterogeneity of the upper mantle, Phys Earth Plan Inter., 59, 134-144.

74. Kennett B.L.N. (1990) Guided wave attenuation in laterally varying media, Geophys J Int., 100, 415-422.

75. Cao S-H, Kennett B.L.N. & Goleby B.R. (1990) 3-D isochronal modelling of reflections from the deep crust: application to reflection profiling in central Australia, Tectonophys., 173, 119-128.

76. Goleby B.R., Kennett B.L.N., Wright C., Shaw R.D. & Lambeck K. (1990) Seismic reflection profiling in the Proterozoic Arunta Block, central Australia: processing for testing models of tectonic evolution, Tectonophys., 173, 257-268.

77. Sambridge M.S. & Kennett B.L.N. (1990) Boundary value ray tracing in a heterogeneous medium: a simple and versatile algorithm, Geophys J Int, 101, 157-168.

78. Bostock M.G. & Kennett B.L.N. (1990) The effect of three-dimensional propagation on Lg propagation patterns, Geophys J Int., 101, 355-365.

79. Bowman J.R. & Kennett B.L.N. (1990) An investigation of the upper mantle beneath northwestern Australia using a hybrid seismograph array, Geophys J Int, 101, 411-424.

80. Kennett B.L.N. & Nolet G. (1990) The interaction of the S wavefield with upper mantle heterogeneity, Geophys J Int, 101, 751-762.

81. Kennett B.L.N, Bostock M.G. & Xie J.-K. (1990) Guided wave tracking in 3-D - A tool for interpreting complex regional seismograms., Bull Seism Soc Am., 80, 633-642.

82. Kennett B.L.N., Koketsu K. & A.J. Haines (1990) Propagation invariants, reflection and transmission in anisotropic, laterally heterogeneous media, Geophys J Int, 103, 95-101.

83. Jepsen D.C. & Kennett B.L.N. (1990) Three component array analysis Bull Seism Soc Am, 80, 2032-2052.

84. Kennett B.L.N. (1991) The removal of free surface interactions from 3component seismograms, Geophys J Int, 104, 153-163.

85. Koketsu K., Kennett B.L.N. & Takenaka H. (1991) 2-D reflectivity method and synthetic seismograms for irregularly layered structures - II Invariant embedding approach, Geophys J Int, 105, 119-130.

86. Kennett B.L.N. & Engdahl E.R. (1991) Travel times for global earthquake location and phase identification, Geophys J Int, 105, 429-465.

87. Bowman J.R. & Kennett B.L.N. (1991) Propagation of Lg waves in the North Australian craton: influence of crustal velocity gradients, Bull Seism. Soc. Am., 81, 592-610.

88. Kennett B.L.N. (1991) Seismic velocity gradients in the Upper Mantle, Geophys. Res. Lett., 18, 1115-1118.

89. Sambridge M.S., Tarantola A., & Kennett B.L.N., (1991) An alternative strategy for non-linear inversion of seismic waveforms, Geophys. Prospect., 39, 723-736.

90. Cummins P.R., Kennett B.L.N., Bowman J.R. & Bostock M.G. (1992), The 520km discontinuity?, Bull Seism Soc Am., 82, 323-336.

91. Bostock M.G. & Kennett B.L.N. (1992) Multiple scattering of surface waves from discrete obstacles, Geophys. J. Int., 108, 52-70.

92. Kennett B.L.N. (1992a) Locating oceanic earthquakes - the influence of regional models and location criteria, Geophys., J. Int., 108, 848-854.

93. Kennett B.L.N. (1992b) The influence of the shear wave structure of the sea-bed on the seismic wavefield, Exploration Geophysics, 23, 173-176.

94 Kennett B.L.N. & Sambridge M.S. (1992) Earthquake Location - genetic algorithms for teleseisms, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 75, 103-110.

95. Bowman J.R. & Kennett B.L.N. (1993) The velocity structure of the Australian Shield from seismic travel times, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 83, 25-37.

96. Wright C., Goleby B.R., Shaw R.D., Collins C.D.N., Kennett B.L.N. & Lambeck K. (1993) Seismic structure and continuity of the Redbank thrust zone, central Australia, BMR J. Aust. Geol. Geophys, 13, 359-368.

97. Kennett B.L.N. (1993) A two-layer stacking procedure to enhance converted waves, Geophysics, 58, 997-1001.

98. Dey S.C., Kennett B.L.N., Bowman J.R. & Goody A. (1993) Variations in upper mantle structure under northern Australia, Geophys J. Int., 114, 304-310.

99. Takenaka H., Kennett B.L.N. & Koketsu K. (1993) The integral operator representation of propagation invariants for irregularly layered media, Wave Motion, 17, 299-307.

100. Kennett B.L.N. (1993) The distance dependance of regional phase discriminants, Bull. seism. Soc. Am., 83, 115-1166.

101. Gudmundsson O., Kennett B.L.N.& Goody A. (1994) Broadband observations of upper mantle seismic phases in northern Australia and the attenuation structure in the upper mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 84, 207-236.

102. Kennett B.L.N., Gudmundsson O. & Tong C. (1994) The upper mantle S and P velocity structure beneath Northern Australia from broad-band observations, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 86, 85-98.

103. Tong C., Gudmundsson O. & Kennett B.L.N. (1994) Shear wave splitting in refracted waves returned from the upper-mantle transition zone beneath Northern Australia J. Geophys. Res., 99, 15783-15797.

104. Kennett B.L.N. (1994) Representations of the seismic wavefield, Geophys J. Int., 118, 344-357.

105. Billings S., Kennett B.L.N. & Sambridge M.S. (1994) Hypocentre Location : genetic algorithms incorporating problem specific information, Geophys J. Int., 118, 693-706.

106. Billings S., Sambridge M.S. & Kennett B.L.N. (1994) Errors in hypocentre location: picking, magnitude and model dependence, Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 84, 1978-1990.

107. Nolet G., Grand S. & Kennett B.L.N. (1994) Seismic heterogeneity in the Upper Mantle, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 23753-23766. (75th Anniversary - Invited Paper)

Conference Proceedings

C4. Kennett B.L.N. (1986), The limitations of seismic modelling of geologic structures, 439-444 in Proc P.E.S.A. Symposium on the Bass Strait, ed. R. Glenie.

C5. Kennett B.L.N.(1992), Earthquake location as a inverse problem, 59-66 in Inverse Problems for Partial Differential Equations, ed A.K. Pani & R. Anderssen, Proceedings Centre for Mathematical Analysis, ANU, 31

Lecture Notes (in book form)

L1. Kennett B.L.N. (1990) Continuum Mechanics, pp 88, also available from Samizdat Press at http://landau.csm.edu

L2. Kennett B.L.N. (1991) Elastic Waves in Reflection Seismology, pp ii+122, Research School of Earth Sciences, ANU