Microearthquake Recording and Data Analysis

Abstract

Since 1980s the Geological Survey of India (GSI) has taken a lead in microearthquake investigation for detailed seismotectonics and active fault studies in various parts of India. Although this work also had important beginnings at the NGRI (National Geophysical Research Institute), IMD (India Meteorological Department), University of Roorkee (presently Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee), WIHG (Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology) and at the other national research institutes and universities, the work has been pursued most vigorously by the GSI in different parts of the Himalaya, Northeast India. Andaman Islands and Peninsular shield area in the country.

Keywords

Quartz Attenuation Smoke Subduction Refraction 

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