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Variations of the Parameters of Internal Gravity Waves in the Atmosphere of Central Asia before Earthquakes


Based on the data of experimental studies of wave disturbances in the Earth’s atmosphere before and after the earthquakes in Uzbekistan (May 26, 2013) and Kyrgyzstan (January 8, 2007), earlier unknown changes in the parameters of internal gravity waves are revealed. These changes were manifested during the period of five days before the earthquake and in certain cases can be used for short-term prediction of the time when seismic events are to occur.

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Adushkin, V.V., Nifadiev, V.I., Chen, B.B. et al. Variations of the Parameters of Internal Gravity Waves in the Atmosphere of Central Asia before Earthquakes. Dokl. Earth Sc. 487, 841–845 (2019).

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