Seismic Waves

Bradley Sansom
Flashcards by Bradley Sansom, updated more than 1 year ago
Bradley Sansom
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Science (Physics) Flashcards on Seismic Waves, created by Bradley Sansom on 03/02/2014.

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What are waves? Waves are vibrations that transfer energy from one place to another. (Just like light and sound).
What are seismic waves? The energy released during an earthquake travels in waves around the Earth. The are two types of seismic waves: P-waves and S-waves.
What are P-waves and S-waves?
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