I am working on a seismology assignment and it starts with the fundamentals of seismology such as the wave equation, the slowness... such as the question below:

write an equation describing the horizontal slowness (reciprocal of the velocity). This becomes a vector quantity for propagation in multiple directions.

I haven't fully grasped these concepts yet. And I looked around for lecture notes and this is what I found: MIT-introduction to seismology and continuum mechanics lecture notes

I am not sure which one is the answer to this question or what is even the difference between the two because they both seem to represent the slowness

  • $\begingroup$ Whoah, that seems like a lot of research! (So many tabs.) $\endgroup$
    – User123
    Mar 2 at 12:23
  • $\begingroup$ Well... I have to x( $\endgroup$
    – Rim Sleimi
    Mar 2 at 13:52

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