Articles | Volume 15, issue 3
Research article
14 Mar 2024
Research article |  | 14 Mar 2024

Comparison of surface-wave techniques to estimate S- and P-wave velocity models from active seismic data

Farbod Khosro Anjom, Frank Adler, and Laura Valentina Socco

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Most surface-wave techniques focus on estimating the S-wave velocity (VS) model and consider the P-wave velocity (VP) model as prior information in the inversion step. Here, we show the application of three surface-wave methods to estimate both VS and VP models. We apply the methods to the data from a hard-rock site that were acquired through the irregular source–receiver recording technique. We compare the outcomes and performances of the methods in detail.