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Global Seismographic Network

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199653065
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744334
Global Seismographic Network

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A network of permanent seismographic stations (see seismograph) deployed evenly over the Earth's surface. The GSN comprises more than 150 stations, continuously recording seismic data at a rate of 20 samples each second, with real-time access for users. The GSN is a cooperative partnership between the ...

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Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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