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Introduction Seismology and Logic

  • V. I. Keilis-Borok

Abstract

About 1300 seismic stations are in operation in the world. Most of the 250,000 earthquakes they record annually are very weak and are detected only by a few nearby stations, but a few tens of strong earthquakes are recorded each year by the greater part of the world’s stations. On the average, about a million three-component records — three million curves — are obtained each year. Along with physical and geological information, these comprise the initial data for working out the principal problems of seismology: determination of the earth’s density and velocity structure, the study of seismically dangerous zones, and detection of underground nuclear explosions.

Keywords

Focal Depth Love Wave Body Wave Wave Group Signal Identification 
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