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Real-time seismic monitoring of instrumented hospital buildings

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2012/3028/

Specialized monitoring systems installed in a VA hospital in Memphis, TN will help us to design safer hospitals and other buildings and to prevent loss of life in this and similar earthquake-prone areas.

by Kalkan, Erol; Fletcher, Jon Peter B.; Leith, William S.; McCarthy, William S.; and Banga, Krishna
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3028
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Earthquake preparedness, Earthquakes, Engineering geology, Instrument design and development, Seismic methods, Seismology, Medical facilities
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