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Title: How Do I Read a Seismogram?
Url: http://www.geo.mtu.edu/UPSeis/reading.html
Publisher: Michigan Technological University. Dept. of Geology and Geological Engineering
Description: This tutorial introduces novice users to reading the lines on a seismograph. Topics include how to distinguish a real earthquake from background vibrations (microseisms) recorded by the instrument, how to read the minute marks that record the passage of time, and how to distinguish the types of earthquake waves that appear on the chart.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology -- Special topics, A-Z -- Microseisms
Science -- Physics -- Geophysics. Cosmic physics
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Geology
Science -- Physical sciences
Key Concept: Geology -- Earthquakes
Geology -- Seismic waves
Resource Type: Auto-Instructional Aids
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reference
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-06-23 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-22 20:10:56 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 6
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