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Title Assessing the nation's earthquakes : the health and future of regional seismograph networks / Panel on Regional Networks, Committee on Seismology, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1990
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 67 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents ""ASSESSING THE NATION'S EARTHQUAKES""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1Introduction and Background ""; ""2 Contributions to Date of Regional Seismic Networks ""; ""3 Problems and Constraints ""; ""OBSOLETE INSTRUMENTATION""; ""DATA-HANDLING DIFFICULTIES""; ""OPERATIONAL DIFFICULTIES""; ""ARE REGIONAL NETWORKS COST-EFFECTIVE?""; ""4 The Need for Regional Seismic Networks ""; ""CASE STUDY: THE 1987 WHITTIER NARROWS EARTHQUAKE IN THE LOS ANGELES METROPOLITAN AREA, CALIFORNIA""; ""CASE STUDY: THE 1986 PAINESVILLE EARTHQUAKE IN NORTHEASTERN OHIO""
""5 The U.S. National Seismic Network """"DESIGN OBJECTIVES""; ""STATION CHARACTERISTICS""; ""DATA TRANSMISSION""; ""DATA PROCESSING""; ""INTERFACE WITH NATIONAL AND REGIONAL STATIONS""; ""6 The Future: A National Seismic System ""; ""ADVANTAGES OF A NATIONAL SEISMIC SYSTEM""; ""CURRENT AND PROJECTED COSTS OF A NATIONAL SEISMIC SYSTEM""; ""7 Findings and Recommendations ""; ""References""; ""APPENDIXES""; ""Appendix A Survey of Regional Seismic Networks ""; ""Appendix B Interagency Agreement Between the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the United States Geological�""
""ELEMENTS OF AGREEMENT:""""Appendix C A Revitalization of Regional Seismic Networks: Implementation Strategies ""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""REGIONAL NETWORKS�CAPABILITIES AND LIMITATIONS""; ""THE U.S. NATIONAL SEISMIC NETWORK""; ""NATIONAL-REGIONAL NETWORK INTERACTIONS""; ""DATA REQUIREMENTS FOR REGIONAL NETWORKS""; ""RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""USNSN Deployment""; ""Implementation Experiment""; ""Hardware Development""; ""Software Development""; ""Funding Strategy""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 45-46)
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Subject Earthquakes -- United States.
Seismological stations -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Seismology. Panel on Regional Networks.
ISBN 0309564247 (electronic bk.)
9780309564243 (electronic bk.)
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