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What Is Seismology?

A great resource about seismology and seismic wave, explaining the different types of seismic waves.

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Seismic waves

Tutorial about earthquake waves cover ing p and s waves, seismometers and shadow zones.

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Redwood City Public Seismic Network

Homepage of Redwood City Public Seismic Network in California. This is a comprehensive site containing links to numerous earthquake and seismography websites.

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Uses of Waves

A series of summaries on uses of waves for the UK GCSE level. Covers topics such as sound waves and electromagnetic spectrum.

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Waves

BBC revision guide to waves for UK GCSE level. A useful introduction to all the basics and to different types of waves.

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Edinburgh Anisotropy Project

Research team investigating the application of seismic anisotropy to the needs of the oil industry.

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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

NASA page about electromagnetic waves with descriptions of such waves and their uses.Covers radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet (UV), x-rays and gamma rays.

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Transverse and longitudinal waves.

Gives definitions of transverse and longitudinal waves with animation consisting of words moving to show how waves move in a medium.

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Travelling waves

Introductory page linking to more information on various aspects of traveling waves

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Waves and wave motion

An introduction to longitudinal and transverse waves, and period and frequency.

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