Earth and Planetary Science
EPS Near-Surface Geochemistry and Geobiology

MAY 2005 - PKJKP seismic phase detection and identification

In a paper recently published in Science, graduate student Aimin Cao, Professor Barbara Romanowicz and collaborator Nozumu Takeuchi report on the to-date most clear detection and identification of PKJKP, the elusive seismic phase that travels as a shear wave through the inner core.