Waves can be longitudinal or transverse. Seismic waves travel through the layers of the Earth. The types of seismic waves are P waves (which are longitudinal) and S waves (which are transverse).
What type of wave travels at right angles to the energy transfer?
What type of waves are light and the other forms of electromagnetic radiation?
What type of wave has areas of rarefaction and compression?
What are the two types of seismic wave?
What layer is below the crust?
What part of the Earth is made from nickel and iron?
Which type of seismic wave can travel through solids only?
What happens to S waves when they reach the boundaries of the Earth's structure?
What is the centre of an earthquake called?
Which type of seismic wave travels the fastest?