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Approx. 11 hours to complete
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Novosibirsk State University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Tomography as a tool to look inside the Earth

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 71 min)
8 videos
1.1. What can we see inside a little stone?7m
1.2. Doing tomography with a hammer and explosions7m
1.3. Earthquakes show us the Earth deep inside9m
1.4. How did people learn to measure earthquakes?8m
1.5. First attempts to look deep into the Earth10m
1.6. Body waves. How do they propagate inside the Earth?10m
1.7. Surface waves9m
1 practice exercise
Tomography as a tool to look inside the Earth30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Look inside a volcano

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 58 min)
6 videos
2.2. Installing seismic stations on volcanoes. Almost a Hollywood adventure8m
2.3. KISS of the Kamchatkan volcanoes10m
2.4. Tomogram a few days before a volcano explosion (case of Bezymianny volcano in Kamchatka)9m
2.5. Huge steam boiler within Gorely volcano9m
2.6. Three independent views on the magma system of Avacha volcano11m
1 practice exercise
Look inside a volcano30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Tomography: the must-know things

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 117 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
3.2. Simplify – linearize – discretize8m
3.3. Miraculous inversion: solving millions of equations on a simple PC11m
3.4. Start working with Basic Tomo8m
3.5. BASIC TOMO. Recover the smiling face14m
3.6. Playing tomography chess11m
3.7. Ray tracing: shoot or bend?10m
3.8. PROFIT code: basic principles8m
3.9. PROFIT code: start working with data6m
3.10. PROFIT code: process our experimental data15m
3.11. Go to the field with a big hammer to make a real seismic experiment12m
2 readings
3.4. Start working with Basic Tomo: software + dataset1h
3.8. PROFIT code: basic principle. Software + dataset1h
1 practice exercise
Tomography: the must-know things30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Doing tomography with natural sources

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 85 min)
10 videos
4.2. How to localize earthquakes?7m
4.3. LOTOS: tool to explore 3D structures and localize earthquakes8m
4.4. LOTOS: Basic principles9m
4.5. LOTOS: look inside a supervolcano9m
4.6. LOTOS: look at Stromboli11m
4.7. Noise is another seismic source8m
4.8. Surface wave tomography: two-step workflow7m
4.9. Problem of testing: how far our images from the absolute truth?8m
What’s next?3m
2 practice exercises
Tomography with natural sources30m
Final test1h

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