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Volcano Watch: Seismic noise an important monitoring tool

Volcano Watch: Seismic noise an important monitoring tool

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Footsteps. Jumping up and down. Wind, machinery, traffic, surf. Many things shake the ground. Recording on seismographic equipment the seismic waves produced by explosions is a well-known technique to explore the Earth for oil. Recording earthquakes is central […]

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