The instruments installed at Global Seismographic Network (GSN) stations were designed to record Earth’s vibrations, but they sometimes pick up sound waves from unexpected sources. For example, newly installed infrasound sensors at a station on Puerto Rico recorded the passage of Hurricane Maria on 20 September 2017.
|Title||Seismic sensors record a hurricane’s roar|
|Authors||David C. Wilson, Peter Davis, Carl Ebeling, Charles R. Hutt, Katrin Hafner|
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Series Title||Eos, Earth and Space Science News|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||Geologic Hazards Science Center|