Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering

2015 Edition
| Editors: Michael Beer, Ioannis A. Kougioumtzoglou, Edoardo Patelli, Siu-Kui Au

Seismic Event Detection

  • Jens HavskovEmail author
  • Gerardo Alguacil
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35344-4_185


Earthquakes; Seismic events; Seismic signals; Seismogram; Volcanic events


Seismic stations record signals continuously; however, the main interest for the user is the recordings of seismic events. The events will normally be contained in a very small fraction of the actually recorded signal (Fig. 1).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of BergenBergenNorway
  2. 2.Instituto Andaluz de GeofísicaUniversity of GranadaGranadaSpain