The Fabric, or Internal Structure, of Rocks: Part 2

Continuation of 'The Patterns of Anisotropy'

Part 1 of this series explained that the wave acquires the symmetry of the rock: by examining azimuthal travel times and amplitudes, we document the symmetry of the wave and learn of the symmetry of the rock.


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Figure 1. Sketches of possible scenarios to illustrate the four terms. Length of black arrow is proportional to velocity (as measured in direction arrow is pointing). Figure courtesy of Satinder Chopra.

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