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Taking the Earth's pulse

January 1, 1997

During the past 35 years, scientists have developed a vast network of seismometers that record earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and nuclear explosions throughout the world. Seismographic data support disaster response, scientific research, and global security. With this network, the United States maintains world leadership in monitoring the greatest natural and technological events that threaten our planet's population.

Publication Year 1997
Title Taking the Earth's pulse
DOI 10.3133/fs10397_1997
Authors Robert L. Woodward, Harly M. Benz, William M. Brown
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 103-97
Index ID fs10397_1997
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory