Policy ForumGeophysics

The Future of Permanent Seismic Networks

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Science  14 Sep 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5537, pp. 2000-2001
DOI: 10.1126/science.1061771

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Summary

For the past 15 to 20 years, seismologists have been progressively building a hierarchy of global and regional seismic networks to study Earth structure and for earthquake surveillance, respectively. The networks will be standardized, broadband, and digital, with data telemetry to a small number of regional data collection/archival centers, accessible freely over the Internet.

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